An international human rights group has condemned police brutality in Kenya, which has led to the death of at least six people, during the first 10 days of curfew imposed in the country to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

In a report, Human Rights Watch said the Kenyan police shot and beat people in markets and those returning from work, even before the start of daily curfew.

“It is shocking that people are losing their lives and livelihoods while supposedly being protected from infection,” said Otsieno Namwaya, senior Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch.

“Police brutality isn’t just

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