On Tuesday, September 20, the police of Ewaso Police Patrol Base under Kimanjo Police Station within Laikipia North sub county where caught off guard when four armed bandit trooped in and raided them of their weapons.Surveillance was key for the bandits as they struck when just one police officer was working monitoring the camp.
A police constable fell into the snare as the four greeted him in the report office. The unnerved officer couldn't contact call for rangers as he was incapacitated by the bandits.
"They requested him to give up his gun which he had or they give him," a police report documented at Kimanjo Police Station read.
The officer, in the wake of acknowledging he had effectively been cornered, given over his weapon and slugs to the bandits in a transition to save his life.
"The officer gave the G3 and two magazines with 40 rounds of ammo," the police report added.
As the four bandits were leaving the post, they broke into his home and removed his police uniform, two wilderness pants, one wilderness shirt, one smoke coat, and one green wilderness cap.
Wary not to leave a trace nor raise curiosity, the bandits never discharged a solitary shot during the occurrence as they covert flipped around the house looking for other significant merchandise.
They, later on, crossed to the Oldonyiro side of the boundary towards the Ewaso River heading subsequent to boosting their ordnance with police weapons seized during the attack at the watch base.
A multiagency group that was cautioned of the episode showed up a couple of hours after the fact, pulled together and dispatched a manhunt for the bandits.
The GSU and standard police picked to utilize prepared canines to follow the fragrance and heading of the bandits and furthermore utilized a light airplane from an adjoining conservancy to direct a pursuit and track mission.
"This was a burglary without savagery case," the police wrote in their event book report as seen by Kenyans.co.ke.
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