Heavy Exchange of Fire As Police Officers Come Face To Face With Dangerously Armed Militants -PHOTOS
There was a heavy exchange of fire between police officers and dangerously armed militants in the Kom area, Merti Sub-County, Isiolo County on Wednesday, the National Police Service has confirmed. NPS has said officers were on routine patrol within the region when they came face to face with militants before a fierce gun battle ensued.
In escalated efforts to stamp authority and restore normalcy in the volatile Isiolo and Marsabit counties where unknown attackers have been wrecking havoc with reckless abandon, hawk-eyed security agencies came face to face with a gang made up of nine men in Isiolo's Merti sub county. A meet up that occasioned a showdown which police triumphed, bringing all the suspects under control with no casualties.
Senior police constable attached to CIPU has been found dead in his house. According to the source, fellow officers retrieved the body of a thirty seven year old in a rental house at Kimathi Estate in Nyeri county. Sources revealed that he had gunshot wounds on his head, reconstruction of the scene by detectives found an AK47 riffle.
Investigations have been launch to bring the perpetual into books after a man sneaked in Thika barracks in Kiambu and stole AK47 riffle loaded with 30 round ammunition. This happened on Monday 25,when the four officers who were on duty went to take shower at around 6pm.
Drama ensued at the famous Kondele area after a man took to his heels minutes after he was found in possession of a fully loaded AK47. According to sources the man yet to be identified toured one of the local guesthouses when all hell broke loose. The area police boss said that they got wind of the incident after one of the lodging attendants who was searching the said man's bag discovered a metallic substance.
Three suspected Al-shabaab terrorists, ambushed, killed by police in fierce shootout in Takaba, Mandera County. Brief reports by the press revealed that a team of Somali-based Al Shabaab militants, were hiding behind a certain river, before being ambushed by the hawk-eyed officers who shot three of them to death.
The body of a top CIPU police officer was discovered in his residence, according to reports. Police say they discovered the body of a 37-year-old man at a rental property in Nyeri county's Kimathi Estate, where he had been staying with his girlfriend. The scene was rebuilt by detectives, who discovered an AK47 rifle at the location, according to reports.
Photos of a police officer who shot six people dead before committing suicide emerged online eliciting mixed reactions. According to the source, Benson Imbatu was a police officer based at Kabete station. Sources revealed that the officer went berserk, killed his wife and five other people before turning the gun on himself.
Lately, a number of Alshabaab suspected attacks have been reported in Kenya. Today, four police officers were slain in Liboi, Garissa County, when the vehicle they were riding in was assaulted by militants. The officers were riding in a probox car when they were ambushed between the towns of Liboi and Kulan.
Eight suspected militia members were on Tuesday evening arrested in Marsabit County following a multi-agency security operation led by the National Police Service (NPS). The operation, which was commissioned following a string of bandit attacks in the area, led to the confiscation of three AK47 rifles, a G3 rifle and a general-purpose machine gun.
The news of a Migori based police officer killing his pregnant wife nd later turning on himself as revived the pain of brutal killings perpetrated by police officers. In the incident that happened on wee hours of Sunday Morning at around 1.50am, the police officer sprayed his wife with 16 bullets before turning the gun on himself.
Following a multi-agency security operation conducted by the National Police Service, eight alleged militia members were apprehended in Marsabit County on Tuesday evening (NPS). Following a series of bandit raids in the area, the operation resulted in the seizure of three AK47 rifles, a G3 rifle, and a general-purpose machine gun.
It is now game over for miscreants in Bungoma after CCTV footage emerged showing the daring heist carried out at a local bank whereby at least Ksh25 million had been stolen. The footage obtained from one of the nearby premises shows an unidentified man, armed with an AK47 rifle, running towards his accomplice.
Picture Courtesy : Image used for illustration. The issue of mental health among the police officer has been a major concern due to the rising numbers of killings and suicide among the police officers. Drama ensued as Kabete Police Officer in plain clothes threatened to shoot at residents of Mountain view in Nairobi County.
This Tuesday has been a sad one after a Police officer attached to Kabete station shot and killed his wife Carol Imbatu and 5 other people before turning the gun on himself. According to a close friend of the officer, it is alleged that the middle aged man decided to carry out the bloody act after suspecting his wife has been having an affair with other men who are boda boda riders.
Kabete residents have come forward to describe what happened before the mass shooting that left six people dead and others injured.Residents told a local news station on Tuesday, December 7 that the incident occurred around 3 a.m. when they saw a speeding vehicle approaching them. A police officer, armed with an AK47 weapon, is said to have stepped out of the speeding automobile and opened fire on the residents who were awake that early morning.This prompted them to flee for their lives.
Yesterday morning kenyans woke up to sad news that a police officer had shot dead his wife and five other innocent kenyans. In a report seen by this reporter, Imbatu who worked at the Kabete police station asked for some time out as he was on duty the said night.
Sad news following the murder of six people by a police officer and this includes his girlfriend. The cop was recognized as Benson Imbatu by the neighbours.The reason for the shooting spree by this policeman is yet to be known but it is said that previously he had been arguing with the woman he stays with.
Residents from Kabete region are furious and mourning death of 7 people who have lost their lives during the morning hours of Tuesday 7, December 2021. Sources reveal that, a police officer by the name Benson Imbatu who is attached to Kabete Police station, arrived home on Tuesday morning with AK47 gun and after a short while, quarrels erupted between him and his wife Catol Imbatu.
Residents of Kabete have come out to detail what transpired before the mass shooting that has left six people dead and others nursing injuries. Speaking to a local media station on Tuesday, December 7, the residents have stated that the incident happened around 3 am in the morning when they saw a speeding vehicle approaching them.