[PHOTOS] Family, friends demand justice for Ebby Samuels' death

Three years later, Ebby Samuels' family is yet to get justice.

In Summary

• Ebby, a former student of Gatanga CMM Secondary school, currently, St Anuarite Gatanga Girl’s school, met her death on the night of March 8-9 2019.

• According to DCI, the team has established that on the fateful night, the deceased had been assaulted severely by a senior member of the school’s administration on allegations that her hair had been styled contrary to school regulations.

Family and friends of the late Ebby Samuels during a peaceful demonstration to demand justice for her death at Nairobi CBD on April 7, 2022.
Family and friends of the late Ebby Samuels during a peaceful demonstration to demand justice for her death at Nairobi CBD on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

Family and friends of the late Ebby Samuels took to the streets on Thursday to demand justice for her death, three years later.

Ebby, a former student at Gatanga CMM Secondary school, currently St Anuarite Gatanga Girl’s school, met her death on the night of March 8-9 2019.

Three years on, Ebby's family is still pursuing justice.

Martha Wanjiru Samuels and Ebby’s cousin Joseph Rapando take a knee at the office of the Inspector General of police during a peaceful demonstration in Nairobi CBD on April 7, 2022.
Martha Wanjiru Samuels and Ebby’s cousin Joseph Rapando take a knee at the office of the Inspector General of police during a peaceful demonstration in Nairobi CBD on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

The school administration had claimed that the student had fallen from her bed the night before her classmates noticed her motionless body.

After the story was featured in the media, Ebby's classmates came out to claim that the deceased had been badly beaten by the school deputy principal the evening she was found dead.

Martha Wanjiro Samuels and her husband Mr Samuels during a peaceful demonstration demanding for justice for their daughter Ebby Samuels who was allegedly killed at her former on April 7, 2022.
Martha Wanjiro Samuels and her husband Mr Samuels during a peaceful demonstration demanding for justice for their daughter Ebby Samuels who was allegedly killed at her former on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

Detectives investigating the death of Ebby Noelle Samuels on Wednesday said there has been a conspiracy to defeat justice by the school administration.

The DCI has been undertaking investigations into the murder since then.

The late Ebby Samuels' passport photo is seen placed at the back of her mother’s phone during a peaceful demonstration demanding for justice for her death on April,7,2022.
The late Ebby Samuels' passport photo is seen placed at the back of her mother’s phone during a peaceful demonstration demanding for justice for her death on April,7,2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

According to DCI, the team has established that on the fateful night, the deceased had been assaulted severely by a senior member of the school’s administration on allegations that her hair had been styled contrary to school regulations.

Further, the DCI said the incident happened during evening preps time, minutes before the 9 pm bedtime bell rang.

Martha Wanjiro Samuels and best friend Diviner Joseph during a peaceful demonstration in Nairobi CBD demanding justice for Ebby Samuels on April 7, 2022.
Martha Wanjiro Samuels and best friend Diviner Joseph during a peaceful demonstration in Nairobi CBD demanding justice for Ebby Samuels on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
The late Ebby Samuels' friends sign on her portrait photo to demand justice for her death on April 7, 2022.
The late Ebby Samuels' friends sign on her portrait photo to demand justice for her death on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Family and friends of the late Ebby Samuels during a peaceful demonstration to demand justice for her death at Nairobi CBD on April 7, 2022.
Family and friends of the late Ebby Samuels during a peaceful demonstration to demand justice for her death at Nairobi CBD on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Martha Wanjiro Samuels during a peaceful demonstration to demand for justice for her daughter's death on April 7, 2022.
Martha Wanjiro Samuels during a peaceful demonstration to demand for justice for her daughter's death on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Eve Wanja during a peaceful demonstration at Nairobi CBD to demand for justice for the death of Ebby Samuels on April 7, 2022.
Eve Wanja during a peaceful demonstration at Nairobi CBD to demand for justice for the death of Ebby Samuels on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Ebby Samuels supporter during a peaceful demonstration at Nairobi CBD to demand for justice for her death on April 7, 2022.
Ebby Samuels supporter during a peaceful demonstration at Nairobi CBD to demand for justice for her death on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
A poster bearing the late Ebby Samuels photo during a peaceful demonstration demanding for justice for her death on April 7, 2022.
A poster bearing the late Ebby Samuels photo during a peaceful demonstration demanding for justice for her death on April 7, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

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