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Police officers convicted of killing 14 year old Kwekwe Mwandaza to know their fate on Monday

12, Feb 2016

Former Kinango DCIO Veronica Gitahi and former police constable Issa Mzee convicted of killing 14 year old Kwekwe Mwandaza in kwale will spend two more days in custody before they know their actual sentence on Monday…high court judge Martin Muya postponed the judgment pending scrutiny of mitigation presented before him and the compensation scheme pressed by the victims lawyers…lawyer Haron Ndubi, representing Kwekwe’s family cited the victims protection act 2014 that allows those aggrieved to seek compensation…. Tension was palpable in the courtroom as friends and relatives of the two gathered to listen to the final determination…the late Kwekwe Mwandaza was killed in cold blood august 22nd 2014 when police stormed their home in search of a murder suspect….the case has continued to attract attention from several quarters with some human rights organizations petitioning for its conclusive determination….