The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested three police officers who aided the escape of a Ugandan national who was being held in custody at the Kamukunji police station.
Completion of investigations into the escape of a Kidnapping suspect from police custody who was found missing from police cells on 13th May 2020 has led to the arrest of three Kamukunji-based police officers, all having been on duty at the escape time frame.
The three police officers namely Corporal Vacity Kimeres and Constables Stephen Auko & Elias Koome to be charged with Aiding Escape contrary to section 124 (a) of the Penal Code.
The escapee and his accomplices had been detained at the said police station after DCI detectives made an application in court to hold them for several days to complete investigation into the disappearance of a police officer, whereby they were the prime suspects.
Analysis of CCTV footages revealed that the trio deliberately, unprocedurally and unlawfully released 27-year-old Martin Wasike, a Ugandan national who had been charged at Milimani Law Courts alongside two others for Kidnapping & Handling suspected stolen property.