December 15, 2002 started like any other day in Nyahururu, and business was at its peak as locals prepared for Christmas.
Around 7pm, David Makara saw a police officer dragging one of his friends by the collar. He asked Makara if he knew him.
Makara did not know the crime his friend had committed.
“The policeman asked me to give him money, but I only had Sh70. I also did not know why he wanted the cash,” Makara says.
The officer bundled Makara and his friend into a van….