Inmate to free country from crime


As we entered Kamiti Maximum Prison compound, the lush vegetation and serene environment, whose trees are well manicured, made us feel at home instantly.

But the uniformed men, in striped clothes, bring attention to where we are: Within prison grounds.

We were on a mission to meet an inmate, Peter Ouko, who is behind the beautification of the institution and doing much more.

Ouko founded Crime Si Poa (Crime is not good) whose members are found within prison walls and outside.

Ouko, 42, was inspired to crime after he was convicted for the murder of his wife whose body was found in their house in Umoja Estate in Nairobi, a crime he denies he committed.

The Standard
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