KENYA: Police officers in Kenya face sacking as gangsters took advantage to still guns from a store while the cops were away busy on TV screens watching yesterday’s UEFA Champions League match between home side Barcelona FC AND Manchester United.
According to reports, as police officers are Kobujoi police station in Nandi County on Tuesday night enjoyed the Champions League clash, thugs broke into the police station stealing three rifles and ammunition.
“All the officers left the post and went to watch UEFA football match at the nearby trading centre and on returning to the post, they noticed the room of the in-charge which is also used as an armoury in which the steel box is kept was broken,” the police report said..
The police officers, some happy, others saddened by the result returned to an open and empty steel box where the rifles are kept.
The thieves had stolen three rifles, with magazines of 20 rounds of ammunition each.
They left behind only two magazines with 17 and 20 rounds.
The investigations into the matter are underway.