Police chase in Sh 50 bribery drama ends in death after crash with lorry[Video]
Angry residents torch police car involved in Sh50 bribery drama
Eye witnesses divulged that the accident involved a Toyota Fielder that police were using to pursue a boda boda rider after allegedly declining a Sh 50 bribe.
The fleeing boda boda rider hit an on-coming lorry whose driver lost control as he swerved to avoid hitting the oncoming Fielder, and rolling and crushing him to death.
Kigumo OCPD Ibrahim Mchuma denied the claims of bribery, insisting that the rider was driving recklessly.
The body of the deceased who is yet to be identified taken to Githumu Mortuary while two police officers were rushed to hospital in critical condition.
Angry residents gathered at the scene of the accident and set the Toyota Fielder on fire, blaming police for the death.
Police used tear gas canisters to disperse the rowdy crowd that was protesting, blaming the police for the death.
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