No, this is not the police officer responsible for deploying tear gas against Raila’s convoy; rather, it is former NASA CEO Magaya.
The image was taken in 2019, during opposition leader Raila Odinga’s visit to lawyer Norman Magaya in hospital. This visit occurred following Magaya’s heart attack.
On March 30, 2023, a plain-clothed police officer was caught firing tear gas, breaking the window of a media vehicle, and subsequently throwing tear gas into the car during Azimio demonstrations in Pipeline, Embakasi. The former Prime Minister alleged that his life was in danger, during the mass demonstrations in Embakasi South, as his car was reportedly fired upon.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga pays a visit to the police officer who deployed tear gas against his convoy during mass protests in Embakasi on March 30, 2023, at the hospital.
The iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is False.
To arrive to this conclusion, the iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. A reverse image search reveals that this image was posted on the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM)’s Facebook page on May 9, 2019, during opposition leader Raila Odinga’s visit to lawyer Norman Magaya at the Nairobi Hospital’s High Dependence Unit.