Mombasa,KENYA:Mombasa high court on Monday directed the inspector general of police Joseph Boinet to produce a man allegedly abducted by police officers.
This is after the family of Husni Mbarak Khalid filed a habeas corpus in court seeking the Director of Public Prosecution, Inspector general of police and Kenya national police service to produce Mr Khalid.
It’s alleged that Mr. Khalid was abducted by police officers on 25th May, near Sapphire hotel along Mwembe Tayari road in Mombasa.
According to the family , members of the public including the security personnel guarding Sapphire hotel witnessed the abduction of their son.
Justice Erick Ogolla allowed the matter under certificate of urgency and directed all parties to appear in court on 29th June.
Ogolla ruled that it the mandate of police officer to protect its citizens and therefore Mr.Bointe should be in a position to tell the whereabouts of Husni.
“Whether he was abducted by the police or not it’s the duty of police to protect its citizens and inspector of police should produce him on 29th June” said Ogola.