Kenyan court convicts ex-police officer of murder in killing of detainee

Nahashon Mutua, a former senior police officer at Ruaraka police station, stands in the dock inside the Mililani Law Courts in Nairobi, Kenya December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi

NAIROBI (Reuters) – A court in Kenya convicted an ex-senior police officer of murder on Thursday in the death of a suspect taken into custody in 2013, in what rights groups welcomed as a further step toward curbing years of police brutality. Activists long accused police in the East African country of using excessive force […]

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