The household was heading for Kisii Educating and Referral Hospital (KTRH).
“We had been held for greater than 40 minutes on the roadblock regardless of having a referral letter from Gucha hospital. Police insisted that we had defied the rules issued by the president,” the grandfather is quoted as saying.
The taxi driver appeared for another path to get the 16-year-old mom, her child and her father to KTRH when negotiations failed.
“I attempted to speak to them however my pleas felt on deaf ears,” Aron Okindo advised the paper.
An officer advised the Nation that the automobile was solely on the roadblock for 15 minutes due to a build-up of visitors.
Nonetheless, the grandfather says by the point they reached KTRH by one other route it was an hour later.
“Medical doctors advised us that the kid had already died,” the grandfather stated.
The Impartial Policing Oversight Authority, the company answerable for investigating police misconduct in Kenya, advised the BBC it had been made conscious of the incident and was investigating.