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Tana bound GSU rookies flock MPesa shops

13 September 2012, 15:04

Nairobi – Contingents of freshly-graduated GSU officers trooped to Tana River in bus convoys on Thursday, a day after Police Commissioner Mathew Iteere outlined a ruthless security operation to flush out ethnic gangs responsible for the deaths of over 100 people in three weeks.

The more than 1, 000 officers left their training school in Embakasi in new unmarked Chinese-made buses. The mean-looking officers clutched onto their AK-47 and G3 rifles as they stopped for meals at Mtito Andei, Voi and other convenient stop-overs on Mombasa highway.

The young officers were trooping to Mpesa shops in Voi, after which they also visited a number of shops there. Some were seen buying DVDs from movie vendors in the town.

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