For the past few months there have been reports of police being involved in crime and murder cases.
Citizen TV Journalists carried out an investigation on how the police aid in the purchase of illegal fire arms and the safe entry into the country.
They found out that the officers buy guns at the Kenya-Ethiopia border and smuggle them to Nairobi. AK47 costs between 80 thousand to 200 thousand Kenyan shillings.The police who run this business make a huge profit.
The Journalists discovered that a man called Mwangi, who has renting a weapons from the police, was shot dead andparents knew that he was a bodaboda attendant
"We were also able to rent new police uniforms for 1 thousand shillings… We were also able to buy bullets outside GSU Nairobi headquarters… one bullet we got for one thousand shillings, " Purity Mwambia remarked
In another shocking incident, they learned that police are giving out their uniforms and other equipments.
They traveled to Njoro where one officer agreed to rent us handcuffs at a cost of one thousand shillings.
"We spent only 1 thousand. We had to return them after 24 hours… We met another officer from Embakasi at Matopeni station, Ruai. For 2 thousand shillings, we were rented uniforms of AP officers," Purity asserted.
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