Man shot dead in Nyamira during protests over dam

Police remove the body of a man who was shot dead in Bonyunyu, Nyamira County on January 9, 2017 as villagers protested the planned construction of a controversial dam. PHOTO | MAGATI OBEBO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Political leaders from the region have already demanded that the project be shelved till proper consultations are done.

  • Those who spoke to Nation say those fronting the project are yet to talk about compensation for land.

  • Former Kitutu Masaba MP Timothy Bosire protested the killing, joining in the calls for public participation.

One person has been shot dead in Bonyunyu, Nyamira County villagers protested the planned construction of a controversial dam.

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