2 Suspects arrested for assaulting a traffic police officer

A traffic police officer was assaulted while on duty in Mikindani,Mombasa county and the suspects involved have been arrested.

The officer was accosted by the two suspects while controlling traffic along the busy Changamwe-Mikindani road.The incident happened at around 6:30 am.


“The duo, a matatu driver and a conductor descended on the traffic cop with heavy blows and kicks, leaving him with a bruised nose and chest pains. They also took off with his mobile phone and Sh2,000. A manhunt for the two small operating a matatu KBF 578K, was launched leading to the arrest of the two identified as Emmanuel Lwamba and Nicholas Ngwava Peter, a few hours later,” DCI report read.

“Detectives based at Jomvu police station are currently handling the matter. Members of the public are cautioned against attacking a police officer on duty, since it is a serious offence that may land one in serious conflict with the law,”report continued.

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