Nairobi’s deadliest police stations have been revealed. Pangani and Soweto police stations are top on the list having recorded the highest number of deaths in custody. Pangani has nine and Soweto eight.
The deaths were reported from last year up to January this year. The list continues with Shauri Moyo coming in third with six deaths, Kilimani (4), Dandora (4), Industrial Area (4), Githurai Kimbo (3) and Kahawa Sukari (3).
On the flip side, the safest stations to be held in are Capitol Hill, Parliament, Lang’ata, Muthangari and Buruburu with only one death each. According to the report by the Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA), 63 suspects died within the city’s police station last year.
Additional reporting by Nairobi News.