An AK47 rifle with a loaded magazine surrendered as an end to banditry intensifies
The national police service has commended citizens for their continued support to end crime, banditry and insecurity in the country.
The service announced recovery of an AK47 rifle in west pokot, that was handed to police officers that were on patrol.
National police service wrote,” In an effort to enhance security in the country, the National Police Service has continually championed for community-Police partnership to create a safe and secure environment for all.“
“This has proved fruitful as members of the public share information with police officers which has led to the arrest of criminals and recovery of illegal firearms.”
“One success of this collaboration was witnessed yesterday West Pokot County, where an AK47 rifle with a loaded magazine was surrendered to officers on patrol, who were accompanied by the Chief of Kositei Location.”
“This adds to the 40 rifles and 200 ammunitions that police have recored through the peaceful disarmament exercise in West Pokot County since June this year.”
The national police service has additionally urged the members of the public, to come in handy and put an end to the rising cases of insecurity in the country.
NPS stated,”In the same spirit of community policing, we encourage all members of public to continue supporting our efforts to restore peace in the country, particularly areas affected by cattle rustling and banditry, sharing information with the nearest police station or through our toll-free numbers; 999,911,112.”