IG orders prosecution of anyone with attire similar to police uniforms

January 30, 2019 8:37 am
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“Criminals are also known to put on such attire masquerading as police officers and terrorize members of the public”/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 30 – Inspector General of Police has ordered the arrest and prosecution of anyone found in illegal possession of clothes similar to military or police uniforms.

Boinnet stated that this is creating confusion amongst members of the public as to who is a genuine member of the security agencies.

He observed that criminals also masquerade as police officers and at the same time terrorise members of the public.

“Criminals are also known to put on such attire masquerading as police officers and terrorize members of the public. This practice must stop as it is against the law to wear clothing that have any resemblance to military or police uniforms,” he stated.

He emphasised that the practice must stop as it is against the law to wear clothing that have any resemblance to military or police uniforms.

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