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Tourism Cabinet Secretary Dr. Alfred Mutua has visited Chief Inspector David Karuri Maina, the police officer who was injured while handling a tear gas canister, at the Nairobi West Hospital.

In a statement on Thursday, June 20, the CS noted that his visit highlighted the intense impact of the recent protests on both individuals involved and the broader community.

“Arriving at Nairobi West Hospital to visit Chief Inspector David Karuri Maina, the police officer who lost both his arms during the recent unlawful demonstrations in Nairobi City Centre.

“My visit highlights the profound impact of the recent unrest on both the individuals involved and the broader community, underscoring the need for tolerance, unity and resilience in challenging times.” Dr. Mutua stated.

In photos seen by Wamuzi News Ke, the officer seemed to be in a stable condition while he sat on a bed in a ward at the facility.However, he had lost both his arms, which were wrapped in bandages.

On Wednesday, June 19, CS Mutua pledged to give Sh1 million to the police officer, adding that he will contribute the money together with Governor Ole Ntuntu.

“My friend, Governor Ole Ntuntu, and I are contributing one million to help the young man whose life has been ruined, so it can at least cushion him.

I hope others will contribute a little to change his life,” said Mutua in Narok County.Chief Inspector Maina was injured on Tuesday at the Nairobi CBD after a tear canister he had detonated to disperse protestors exploded in his hands before he could disperse it.

Meanwhile, Mutua cautioned Kenyans against demonstrations, which he said were ‘driven by mere activism and propaganda.’

“While affirming the right of Kenyans to protest, I caution against demonstrations driven by mere activism and propaganda,” he remarked.

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