Honest traffic policeman who returned KSh450,000 belonging to accident victim rewarded
- The Chandaria Bravery Award is awarded annually to NPS Officers who exhibit bravery, courage, and a selflessness in their service to the nation.
- Other rewardees include Silvester Mwabaya who saved a fellow officer on the verge of taking his own life at the National Police College in Kiganjo in 2021.
A traffic policeman who touched many hearts with his exacting honesty has been rewarded.
Oyagi Kiere secured and later surrendered KSh450,000 belonging to a road accident victim along Ndara-Nairobi Highway on December 12, 2021.
He was among 20 officers awarded on March 22 by billionaire industrialist Manu Chandaria.
Others who received the Chandaria Bravery Award include Silvester Mwabaya who saved a fellow officer on the verge of taking his own life at the National Police College in Kiganjo in 2021, GSU constable driver Nickson Kiplangat sustained gunshot wounds from bandits in Kapedo [but lost his arm], and Administration Police’s Geoffrey Okwamong who is permanently disabled on his right arm as a result of a gunshot wound.
“The Chandaria Bravery Award is awarded annually to NPS Officers who exhibit bravery, courage, and a selflessness in their service to the nation,” notes the National Police Service.
The award ceremony was held at NPS headquarters. It was presided over by the Director DCI Mohamed Amin on behalf of Police Inspector General Japhet Koome.
Atul Kshetry, who represented Dr. Manu Chandaria commended the officers and the entire NPS for their exemplary work in making our communities safe and secure.
DCI boss Amin also lauded the officers and noted that they are constantly facing unique challenges with the increasing complex crimes attributed to technological advancement.
21 hrs ago
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