(A police station in Bungoma)
Since the escape of the self-confessed killer Masten Wanjala on Tuesday, October 12, police officers have been receiving alot of criticism as the incident exposed loopholes within the police stations.
Under the new guidelines, no visitors will be allowed to see suspect between 6 am and 6 pm in the morning. Individuals who request to see prisoners beyond curfew wilo risk being apprehended and detained.
The cell door shall be opened by one or two officers.
Visitors will spend time with the suspect under the strict supervision of cell sentries and the duty officers will always operate in pairs at all times.
Officers were also odered to ensure that prisoners being escorted to the latrines are heavily guarded by a number of police officers.
No suspect will stay in the cell for over 24 hours unless ordered by the court.
Police officers were also insisted to record all events that occur at a police station for future reference.
(Police officers standing guard at a police station)
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