Two police officers have been arrested after they were captured by CCTV camera stealing 25 Kilograms of heroin.
2 Police officers caught on camera stealing 25 kg of heroin arrested
The heroin is worth millions of shillings
In a series of tweets by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the officers Corporal Alloys Onyango and Constable Arbanus Mutunga were arrested by Detectives from the Serious Crimes Unit.
“Two Police officers captured on CCTV footage stealing narcotics worth millions of shillings have been arrested by Serious Crime Detectives. The two; Cpl. Alloys Onyango & Constable Arbanus Mutunga stole over 25 kilograms of Heroin which had been confiscated from drug traffickers,” tweeted DCI.
DCI further said that the officers used one Peter Odongo who is a drug trafficker to trap other drug traffickers. and after they ambushed the traffickers, the officers took the drugs and left the traffickers.
The DCI also warned that no one will be spared in war against crime.
“The Police officers used Peter Okoth Odongo, a drug trafficker, to lure two other drug traffickers & owners of the narcotics; Alfric Odhiambo Otieno & Kenneth Sinzore to an ambush and thereafter took the drugs & dumped the suspects. No one will be spared in the war against crime,” said the DCI.
This comes barely a day after a Chief Inspector of Police was among four people arrested who have been impersonating Immigration officials, to extort money from unsuspecting individuals.
The four were arrested by Flying Squad officers after one of the victims whose passport and other documents were confiscated by the suspects reported to the police.
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