Police constable, revenue officer arrested by EACC

November 12, 2016 2:40 pm
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The EACC officials who were acting on a tip-off from motorists had laid a trap and had issued some motorists with treated money/FILE
The EACC officials who were acting on a tip-off from motorists had laid a trap and had issued some motorists with treated money/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 12- A police constable and Embu County Government revenue officer are being held at an Embu police station, after they were arrested by Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission officials while soliciting for bribe from motorists.

The traffic police officer together with the county employee were part of a team of about five policemen who were manning a road block along the busy Embu-Nairobi highway.

The EACC officials who were acting on a tip-off from motorists had laid a trap and had issued some motorists with treated money.

They then pounced on the policeman together with the revenue collector.

They will be taken to court on Monday.

Embu West OCPD Francis Sang confirmed the arrest noting that EACC and the police department had been monitoring the road block following numerous complaints.

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