Police arrest a supermarket cashier posing as cop collecting bribes at Ronald Ngala-Tom Mboya junction, Nairobi County.
According to a facebook post by Ma3route Kenya, the traffic police officers manning the junction condemned the incident saying such practises portrays poor image of the police service.
"Traffic cops manning junction of Ronald Ngala and Tom Mboya streets can afford a "cashier" who is collecting bribes on their behalf. Cops work is just to stop a matatu. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)," the Facebook post by Ma3route Kenya, read in part.
Nairobi County Police Commander who confirmed the arrest said the suspect was nabbed by the hawk-eyed officers following a tip-off from members of the public.
According to the county police boss, Kshs4300 in denominations of Shs50, shs500 and shs200 was recovered from him.
He is currently being detained at police station.
The suspect will be arraigned and charged with the offence of obtaining from unsuspecting members of the public by false pretense.
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