Cop arrested while trying to sell colleague’s stolen gun

November 5, 2017 11:48 am
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The officer was trying to sell the gun for Sh100,000/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 5 – A police officer attached to the presidential escort unit is expected in court Monday after he was arrested while trying to sell his colleague’s pistol.

According to police, the officer based at Ruiru General Service Unit Camp is said to have stolen the pistol from the armory and given it to a suspected broker based in Kawangware, Nairobi.

The suspect was to sell it at Sh100,000 to an unknown buyer.

Following this, a team was assembled before it traced the broker and recovered the weapon.

Police say they are investigating if the trend is a common occurrence at the camp.

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