Absconding police officer issued an arrest warrant
30 January 2014, 19:23
Mombasa - A Mombasa court has issued a warrant of arrest against a police officer charged with desertion from police service contrary to section 94(3) of the national police service.
Constable Onesmus Njoroge who is based at central police station is alleged to have absented himself from duty on diverse dates between January 5 2014 and January 29 2014 at central police station without leave or just cause for a period exceeding 21 days.
The prosecutor Alexander Wasike applied for the warrant of arrest and informed the court that the accused had failed to turn up for work after 21 days despite efforts made to reach him through Sergeant John Ogutu.
Principal magistrate Samuel Gacheru issued the warrant, the case will be mentioned on February 13 2014.
Njoroge is still at a large as the warrant was issued.
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