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Court defers plea against Rashid Ahmed Hassan suspected of murder.

by Robert Guyana

A Nairobi court has deferred plea against police officer Rashid Ahmed Hassan who is expected to be charged with murder.
Through his lawyer Danstan Omari, the suspect requested for a deferral of plea taking saying that the National Police Service is under Attack by the civil societies.
He added judge agreed with them and differed a plea to January 26/2022 saying that civil societies and IPOA are seeking to raise money in expense of the security of the Kenyans.
“We are heading to the end of the year and charismas period where many people will require security, “added Omari.
East Leigh Business Community said that they want justice for Rashid who has been doing good work in offering them security.
“The robbers that Rashid was dealing with were not only robbing but killing innocent people and us as business community we were threatened, ‘added Mohammed one of the Business Community member.
At the same time Many Activists from Eastleigh protested outside Milimani law court after the plea taking was deferred.
Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) issued a statement saying the DPP had approved murder charges against him.
“Away with rogue police officers,” read the placard.

Rashid is alleged to have murdered Jamal Mohamed and Mohamed Dahir Kheri following a shooting which occurred at Eastleigh, Nairobi County on March 31, 2017.
On November 30, 2022 Rashid Ahmed Hassan filed an application seeking to have the DPP review murder charges against him.
The IPOA had summoned him to appear in court and enter a plea today.

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