Wednesday, June 06, 2007

turning into Mungiki

Wanjiku Micui through Kamaa narrates the birth of a Mungiki gang member.

"So it was that Kamaa found employment with Mungiki, and after that a wife and children. From his fraction of the proceeds the group had gained from the matatu routes and other businesses, he was able to gain the life his previous job had denied him. But it was not all easy on his conscience, one day they raided one big shop in the town at about 7 pm. His group raped the owner's wife and his two daughters as he watched. The town was silenced, not even the police could do anything. Then was when the rain started beating down on us."

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