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Anger as autopsy results of Dandora activist Caroline Mwatha delayed

 

 

By TRIZA KIMANI and KEVIN CHERUIYOT/MAUREEN WARUINGE

 

Mwatha’s body was found at City Mortuary in Nairobi on Tuesday evening after she went missing on Wednesday last week.

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protest over Caroline Mwahtha autopsy results delay

The founding member of the Dandora Community Social Justice Centre had been documenting cases of forced disappearances and police extrajudicial killings.

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A postmortem exercise on Caroline Mwatha’s body has been pushed to Monday.

The procedure had been scheduled for Thursday at the City Mortuary.

Family members and human rights activists said they gathered at morgue early on Wednesday only to be told the autopsy will not take place as earlier planned.

“We are disappointed by the news coming in from the DCI that the government is not ready to proceed with the autopsy today until Monday,” Haki Africa executive director Hussein Khalid said.

A protest along Ngong road was held. See what the explanation was below;

Earlier today, HAKI Africa officials joined other human rights defenders in a street protest to demand for the autopsy of the late Caroline Mwatha who was found at the Nairobi city mortuary following her disappearance 7 days ago

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human rights defenders block ngong road

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