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Kenyans on social media mourn fallen police officers

16 July 2016, 13:56

Nairobi - Kenyans today took to the social media to  pay tribute to the fallen Recce squad commando Denis Momanyi who was killed by the rogue police officer in Kapenguria.

Momanyi, who married last month , and his seven colleagues were murdered  during yesterday's 8 hour battle.

On their face book page, the Recce company eulogized the fallen officer .

"RIP officer Dennis Momanyi of Recce Coy Ruiru, it was just the other month that you got married & now you are no more. You have left us too soon but may your soul rest in peace. Our condolences to your wife & family, we will never forget you & the ultimate sacrifice you made.", read the statement.

Kenyans on both twitter and facebook were not left behind.

Kibs sanjello Kibet wrote," RIP our fallen Heroes Dennis Momanyi with other officers who lost their lives during Kapenguria gunman Siege yesterday."

Another face book user known as Gacugi Chege called on the government to provide the officers with better salaries and sophisticated weapons.

" Our SWAT police commandos make us proud, do their best. They deserve better equipment...armoured carriers, weaponry, remuneration...long live Kenya, proud Kenyan”, she posted.

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