BUSTED: Luo lady arrested for impersonating a police officer - She was en route to a local police station dressed in a GSU uniform and armed with an AK-47 rifle (PHOTOs).

Thursday, January 18, 2024 - A 22-year-old lady has been arrested in Butula Sub-County for impersonating a police officer.

The suspected impersonator, identified as Jacinta Merlin Ouma, was nabbed after police officers got a tip-off from the public about her activities.

She was en route to Butula police station dressed in a GSU uniform and armed with an AK47 riffle when she was arrested.

She was later arraigned in Busia High Court, where she was accused of impersonating a police officer.

She pleaded guilty to the offence.

Magistrate Peter Oleng ordered her to be remanded at Bumala police station for 21 days to enable the investigating officers to complete their investigations.

According to reports, the suspect has been roaming in police stations across the country.

Her area of operations includes Kabete police station and other stations in Kisumu and Busia.

It is believed that she poses as a police officer and solicits bribes from unsuspecting members of the public.

Below are photos of the suspect.

The Kenyan DAILY POST.

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