A police officer was Monday arrested on robbery with violence charges after he attacked a university student and robbed him of his mobile phone and other valuables.
The officer and an accomplice had accosted two Machakos University students as they headed to their rented quarters on a bicycle Sunday night.
The duo who were on a motorbike had flagged down the students in the wee hours of the morning before descending on one of them with resounding slaps as they ransacked his pockets.
Police and witnesses said his roommate however managed to escape the attack narrowly and took flight screaming, attracting neighbours who also happened to be students from the university.
The students responded to the distress calls and rescued their fellow comrades from the wrath of the officer and his accomplice.
The drama unfolded when the officer attempted to escape after handing back the stolen phone but it was too late as his colleagues from Machakos police station arrived and arrested him and his colleague.
The officer-turned-suspect and his accomplice are cooling their heels at Machakos police station, pending arraignment on robbery with violence charges.
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Akothee has threatened to take action against bloggers tarnishing her name.
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“It has come to my attention that Kenyans have been looking for me. I am here and I’m here to stay,” she said.
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