Drama As Police Officer Arrested After Robbing An M-Pesa Shop, Attempts To Hide Inside Bank
A police officer has been arrested after his robbery attempts were thwarted by members of the public in Ruiru town, Kiambu County.
The officer, who is of Inspector rank, was arrested by police officers who were manning Equity Bank Ruiru branch, where he ran for safety after a mob baying for his blood began chasing after him.
According to Ruiru police boss Alex Shikondi, the suspect, who was armed with a pistol, had robbed an M-Pesa shop customer of Ksh.54,000 before an alarm was raised.
Responding to distress calls from the M-Pesa operator, members of the public pursued the suspected robber who drew
his gun and shot in the air before he tried to force his way into the Equity Bank where he was arrested.
Police did not immediately reveal the officer’s identity.