Police Beaten by Touts After Demanding Bribe


Residents of Ongata Rongai, Kajiado county, view the back of a police van.

Administration Police officer from Tumaini AP camp in Rongai was confronted by matatu touts on friday after he allegedly kicked one of them. The AP Officer was infuriated after his demand of Ksh 2000 bribe was shut down.

Residence from the area accused officers from Tumaini AP camp of extorting money from Matatu operators who ply the Rongai-Bomas route.

Matatu plying the Ongata Rongai route

Matatu plying the Ongata Rongai route

They also claimed that the officers had made a habit of becoming aggressive when they are demanding for bribes.

The touts who confronted the officer were fed up with the officer’s action according to  Simon Sitet.

“This officer has been taking bribes from us daily and we have decided enough is enough,” proclaimed Simon Sitet.


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