Monday, June 17, 2024

Kasarani Stadium police officer arrested demanding Ksh 30,000

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives have arrested a police officer based at Kasarani Stadium Police Station.

Paul Kamau Mbugua was arrested as he demanded Ksh 30,000 to facilitate the release of two brothers who he had arrested the previous day without booking them in the Occurrence Book (OB).

“EACC has arrested one Paul Kamau Mbugua, a Police Officer stationed at Kasarani Stadium Police Station who demanded Kes. 30,000/= from the complainant with the intent that, in consequence, he would release two brothers he had arrested and detained at the Police Station from the previous day, for an unknown offence, without booking them in the Occurrence Book (OB).

The Commission received the complaint on Friday and conducted investigations leading to the officer’s arrest after receiving the demanded amount. He was escorted to Kilimani Police Station where he is currently detained pending further processing today at EACC Integrity Centre Police Station.” said EACC

A scuffle ensued during his arrest as the police officer wailed uncontrollably as the detectives confiscated his firearm.

“During the arrest, a minor scuffle ensued after the police officer started wailing uncontrollably when the EACC detectives informed him that he was under arrest. Attempts by the wailing suspect to resist arrest were unsuccessful.

Detectives confiscated the suspect’s Taurus Revolver Pistol S/No. Q130360 and ammunition, which they later handed over to the OCS EACC Police Station.” said EACC

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