See How Police Chief Handled Detained Eritrean Immigrants in Turkana, Kenya


Turkana: Given their vulnerability, immigrants from Eritrea who are detained are relieved that Lodwar Police Station OCS Christopher Kenga has donated supplies to assist them.

In Kokuro, Turkana North, 47 Eritreans were taken into custody on December 22. Police said they had crossed from Ethiopia to Turkana in Kenya.

Kenga donated sanitary towels, pampers, soaps, tissue paper, and water, among others, as an initiative of humanity.

There were women (25), men (10), and minors (12) among the detainees.

It’s alleged they were headed to South Africa for greener pastures when they were arrested by detectives in Kokuro. earlier revealed that the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) apprehended two suspects accused of impersonating immigration officers.
Patrick Kizengwa Kilaya and Billy Kidula were allegedly extorting money from persons seeking services such as passports and work permits, among other crucial citizen documents.

One of their prey happened to be a Norwegian whom they had promised a Kenya work permit and other documents in minutes upon payment of a KSh 370,000 fee.

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