Police in Kitengela arrest Congolese over man’s stabbing

Mr Godfrey Arani displays a bandaged hand which he alleged was injured after he was stabbed by a Congolese national in Kitengela on March 26, 2017. The suspected was later arrested. PHOTO | JOSEPH NGUNJIRI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Officers from Kitengela Police Station were called in and had to shoot in the air to disperse the angry crowd.
  • 32-year-old Godfrey Arani had an altercation with two Congolese men, which led to his stabbing.
  • A boda boda rider said angry residents wanted to lynch the alleged culprit.
  • They are now calling for the eviction of Congolese refugees from the area.

Police in Kitengela, Kajiado County, on Sunday night shot several times in the air to rescue a Congolese man from being lynched by an angry mob who accused him of stabbing a local.


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