A police officer has died after a mob attacked him for intercepting bhang at Kaler area in Nyatike sub-county.
The police officer who was said to be on night duty with his colleague had intercepted a boda boda that was carrying bhang at around 9pm on Saturday, April 1.
“The boda boda man had a motorbike carrying bhang, and they arrested him. One person raised the alarm, and the community came to his rescue,” Migori police commander Mark Wanjala said.
Migori police boss said the mob beat up the police officer and stabbed him.
His colleague managed to escape unhurt. The officer attached to Kaler patrol base was rushed to Ombo Mission Hospital but he died.