Stephen Machurusi, the 17-year-old boy killed on Wednesday during protests over the poor state of Kasarani-Mwiki road was shot dead while on his knees.
The revelation was made by multiple sources and relatives, pointing to what could as well be another case of an extra-judicial killing.
Though fear-stricken, those who spoke to a daily publisher said they can positively identify the police officer who pulled the trigger.The victim is said to have tripped and fell while escaping from the anti-riot officers who were charging towards a crowd.
Unlike his counterparts who were don in anti-riot gear, the witnesses said the killer cop, based in Sunton Police Post in Kasarani was on civilian clothes.
The protests started on Monday over the poor state of Kasarani-Mwiki highway, which due to crater-like potholes and huge sections with no tarmac, has remained impassable.
Not even teargas, live bullets or water cannons could stop the angry residents from expressing their disgust.Along the stretch, financial institutions and small businesses have remained closed for the four days. Businesses were counting loses running into millions of shillings.
However after a lengthy discussion between the Kenya urbans roads authority and Nairobi senator Johnson sakaja the road is due construction with immediate effect