Photo Courtesy; KDF soldiers in a past event. Only used for illustration.
Former Kenya Defence Forces officer has now alleged that he was abducted by whom he says were senior officers and locked up at the DCI headquarters for one year without trial.
Mr Frankline Opiyo Ogonji, the ex KDF soldier has now reported the matter to the Independent Police Oversight Authority, the National Assembly, the Office of the Ombudsman, and the Defence Council.
According to the information shared, Mr. Opiyo was accused of stealing foodstuffs at their official store and being absent without official permission on 30 May 2019. It is reported that Opiyo had requested his annual leave the same day which was approved to start on July 1 2019.
He would later receive a text message from his phone number telling him to either come to work and be dismissed or he fails to come and become a deserter and end up in jail.
He would later return to his station on June 11, 2019 where he was arrested and recorded a statement. He was accused of going aganst good order and service discipline and was dismissed from the service after being found guilty on both charges.
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