PHOTOS: Standard journalist injured after being pushed out of moving police car

Video Editor Justus Macharia hits the tarmac after he was pushed out of a police car. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]

Standard Group Video Editor Justus Macharia was on Tuesday arrested by police quelling demonstrations against the Finance Bill 2024.

Video Editor Justus Macharia under arrest. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]

Macharia was working alongside other journalists before an officer pounced on him claiming that the video editor was filming him.

Justus Macharia being bundled into the police car. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]

The police then dragged Macharia to a police car. 

The moment Justus Macharia was pushed out. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]

When other journalists tried to explain that Macharia was a journalist, the officers allegedly pushed him out of the moving car.

Justus Macharia falls out of the police car. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]

Macharia consequently hit the tarmac and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

A police officer attempts to prevent Justus Macharia from falling. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]
Justus Macharia hits the tarmac. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]
Justus Macharia in pain on the tarmac. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]