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