More than 100 lynched in two months

Shocked residents of Mtopanga Estate in Kisauni, Mombasa, view the body of a security guard lynched by a mob after stealing car side mirrors in the estate on Tuesday. Photo/GIDEON MAUNDU

What you need to know:

Killings in July and August:

  • Central: 10
  • Nairobi: 27
  • Nyanza: 25
  • Rift Valley: 7
  • Western: 11
  • Coast: 8
  • Eastern: 14
  • North Eastern: Nil
  • TOTAL: 102 people killed by mobs

More than 100 people have been lynched across the country in the last two months, raising concerns mob violence has become commonplace in Kenya.


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