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Family of hero cop killed in Dusit attack to hold funeral fundraiser

By HILARY KIMUYU January 22nd, 2019 2 min read

The family of a General Service Unit (GSU) officer killed during last week’s terror attack at 14 Riverside office complex has appealed to the public to help foot the bill for his funeral

The family has placed an obituary in local dailies of the late Japhet Ndunguja Nuru and announced they will be holding a fundraiser on Wednesday.

An M-Pesa Paybill number has been set up under the account name ‘Japhet Funeral Fund’.

The 28-year-old was based in Ruaraka and was part of the joint security team that responded to the attack.

Interior CS Fred Matiang’i visited and condoled with the family of Friday.

Kenyans want the officer given a state funeral and the government to take care of his family for his brave deeds which saw many rescued.


Some Kenyans do not mind contributing towards the funeral, terming it a cultural thing.