× Digital News Videos Health & Science Opinion Education Columnists Lifestyle Cartoons Moi Cabinets Kibaki Cabinets Arts & Culture Podcasts E-Paper Tributes Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS

Drama as citizens beat up officer

By Fred Kibor | November 1st 2013

By Fred Kibor

Elgeyo/Marakwet County: There was drama in Iten town when irate members of the public beat up a senior traffic policeman after he allegedly snatched the ignition key from a stationary matatu.

The incident yesterday afternoon brought business to a near standstill in the sporting town as residents thronged the bus terminus to get a glimpse of the rare spectacle.

The police officer was accosted by the incensed mob after he allegedly took an ignition key from the matatu that was loading tomatoes.

According to a witness, Delmas Kosgei, the officer in full police uniform together with his driver were driving along the Iten-Eldoret road when he spotted the matatu being loaded with tomatoes at the nearby market.

Share this story
Turbulent times as IATA threatens to deregister travel agencies
The local airline industry is facing a stormy future as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) threatens to cancel licences of 10 leading travel agencies over non-payment of proceeds from ticket sales.
Restoring Nairobi’s iconic libraries
Book Bunk is turning public libraries into what they call ‘Palaces for The People' while introducing technology in every aspect.