A glimmer of hope has shone through the darkness of pain and loss, as an inquest into the death of Samantha Pendo indicted five police commanders for overseeing brutality and, specifically, for the bludgeoning to death of the infant. The six-month-old girl died after being hit by a police officer during an operation to stop demonstrations that were held to disrupt the announcement of the presidential poll results.
5 Policemen Found Liable for Pendo's Death During Post-Poll Chaos
Capital FM, 14 February 2019
Five police commanders have been found liable for the death of six-month-old Samantha Pendo at the height of the post-August 2017 election skirmishes. Read more »
Mourners pay their last respects to Baby Samantha Pendo on August 26, 2017
Court Finds Six Police Commanders Culpable in the Death of Baby Pendo
Nairobi News, 14 February 2019
The court has found culpable six commanders who were in charge of the police operation that resulted in the death of six-month-old baby Samantha Pendo. Read more »
Baby Pendo's Parents Find Justice in Court for Her Killing, and Joy in Rainbow Baby Boy
The parents of Baby Samantha Pendo, who was killed during a police operation in Nyalenda, Kisumu county in 2017, have a four month old baby boy. Read more »
Baby Pendo Death - 5 Commanders in Big Trouble
Nation, 14 February 2019
The family of Samantha Pendo, the infant who became the image of police brutality in the August 2017 post-election chaos, cried for justice when they buried their daughter after… Read more »
Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has advised the family of baby Samantha Pendo to pursue civil proceedings against the National Police Service for compensation. The ... Read more »
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