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Homabay County Assembly To Compensate Protest Victims With Ksh.150,000

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railaHomabay MCAs have established a fund that will compensate  the victims of police brutality during protests in the electioneering period. The money will be contributed by the MCAs and the CECs of the county

Each Victim will receive Ksh.150,000. The MCAs said that they will device measures to identify the real casualties. In Homabay about four residents died during the protest and 25 people were injured.

Read:Governor Anne Waiguru On The Spot Over Sh51.9 Million Campaign Money

The leader of majority in the county assembly who pushed the motion said that they want to stand with the victims  who were injured and that this fund would be exclusive of the money that was used to clear mortuary charges.

Their efforts were echoed by the Homabay governor, Cyprian Awiti, who said that the victims should not be charged in the hospital and that he would liaise with stakeholders to ensure that all the bills for the demonstration victims were settled.

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Written by Merxcine Cush

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