A video of police using excessive pressure on rioting Maseno University students has surfaced online. eliciting backlash from the public.
In the video, the police are seen forcing the varsity students to crawl on a rough dusty terrain like animals.
Confirmed reports and additional photos also confirm that the police used live bullets to disperse the chaotic students.
The students took to the streets to demonstrate against detention of their colleagues who had gone to Maseno police station to report an alleged attack on their colleagues on Saturday night.
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— Babu Owino (@Babu_Owino) November 4, 2018
This is Maseno University. Let's not forget what UoN students have been going through over the years at the hands of rogue GSU officers.
— #KOTLoyals 🇰🇪 🇰🇪 (@Paul_kiarie_) November 5, 2018
According to records, at least four students from the university have been attacked by people believed to be from the nearby villages having unknown intentions.
Earlier, the irked students had barricaded the Kisumu/Busia highway before engaging the police in running battles, paralyzing transport in the usually busy road.
Below are trending photos from the institution confirming the amount of force being used by the police.
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