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"The suspects who took advantage of the demonstrations were captured on camera," DCI. 

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has launched Investigations into violent protestors during the Azimio demonstrations held on March 20, 2023.

In a statement issued on Friday, March, DCI said that the protestors took advantage of the demonstration to destroy public property, and attack. 

"The suspects who took advantage of the demonstrations were captured on camera destroying public property, attacking innocent members of the public, and hurling projectiles at police officers who were on duty protecting life and property.

"As a result, property of unknown value was destroyed while a total of 33 officers suffered injuries of various degrees and some are still recuperating at various hospitals in the city," part of the statement read. 

Some of the suspects DCI is looking for. 

According to DCI, A firearm whose magazine was loaded with 15 rounds of 9mm calibre was also lost by one of the officers after he was attacked by a gang in Embakasi area. 

The DCI has also shared images of suspects who were captured on camera during the Azimio demos. 

"Alternatively, the suspects are requested to present themselves at the Serious Crimes offices based at DCI headquarters along Kiambu Road or at their nearest police station before close of business today for further action," DCI said.