Police officer killed, another seriously injured as bandits strike in Marsabit

for Tv47 Digital October 06, 2022, 08:21 AM
Bandits kill one officer, seriously injure another in Marsabit
Photo used for illustration purposes. PHOTO / COUURTESY

Cattle rustlers in Qubi Qallo, Marsabit County, have killed a police officer and seriously injured another with serious bullet wounds.

The incident, which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, October 5 morning, has led security agencies to begin a manhunt for the suspects.

According to Marsabit Commissioner Paul Rotich, investigations have begun to ascertain how the incident occurred when the authorities were conducting a security operation in the area.

Marsabit Commissioner Paul Rotich. He says that a manhunt for the suspects have commenced. PHOTO | TV47

Rotich said the officers were searching for livestock that had been stolen before being ambushed by the bandits.

The injured officer has been flown to Nairobi for specialisedtreatment.

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