Thieves steal 3 guns from police station as duty officers watch football

Thieves steal 3 guns from police station as duty officers watch football

Police in Nandi county have launched a manhunt for thieves who broke into Kobujoi Police Station in Kenya and allegedly made away with bullets and firearms.

A police report indicated the unknown individuals walked into the station on the night of Tuesday, April 16, when officers manning it had gone out to watch a football match at a nearby trading centre.

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Upon return at around 1 am, the officers were perplexed to find out a room used an armoury was broken into and three rifles and 20 rounds of ammunition missing.

"All the officers left the station and went to watch UEFA football match at a nearby trading centre and on returning to the post, they noticed the room of the officer in charge which is also used as an armoury in which the steel box is kept was broken and three rifles and 20 rounds of ammunition missing," a police OB report said.

However, two other magazines with 17 and 20 rounds were left untouched.

Area authorities led by officer commanding Nandi South police division visited the crime scene and mobilised police officers to swing into action.

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Mukhi made the headlines after becoming the youngest player to score in the Indian Super League but the event took a dramatic turn.

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