Governor Wanga pledges to foot hospital bills for survivors of police brutality

"All residents who suffered from the police brutality are going to have their hospital bills cleared. We stand in solidarity and support the families who lost their loved ones," she said.

She added, "We are sending our condolences to all our people who lost their loved ones across the country and we shall support with burial arrangements".

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She maintained demonstrations are constitutionally acceptable hence Kenyans should not be punished by death for exercising their constitutional right.

"The cost of living has escalated so high that the people have the right to demonstrate their dissatisfaction. The people have the constitutional right to demonstrate," Wanga said.

Her sentiments were echoed by Magwanga who urged the government to handle protestors in a human manner.

The Deputy Governor said some of government officials had participated in demonstrations before and hence they should treat protestors as human beings who are expressing their constitutional rights.

"What we are witnessing today is very sad because a number of people lost their lives when they were expressing their constitutional obligation," Magwanga said.