2 rogue police officers arrested by EACC for demanding Ksh 50,000 from an Al-Shabaab suspect to release him.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has, through its Isiolo Regional Office, arraigned before the Isiolo Anti-Corruption Court two police officers namely David Irungu and Hassan Liban Hassan based at Merti Sub-County within Isiolo on bribery and robbery with violence charges.

The police officers demanded a bribe of Kes. 50,000 from a suspect they had arrested and detained for allegedly being a member of the outlawed Al-Shabaab Association as a condition for releasing the suspect.

The police officers, while armed with a rifle, also frisked the complainant and robbed him of an additional Kes. 57,000.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the bribery and robbery with violence charges and were released on a cash bail of Kes. 300,000 or surety bond of Kes. 500,000.

The hearing is to be held on 27th May 2024.

The Kenyan DAILY POST.

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