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AP Officer arrested for bribing Nigerian student

04 April 2016, 14:26

Nairobi – An administrations police officer was arrested on Sunday morning after it is alleged that he squeezed Sh50 000 from a Nigerian student.

According to the Daily Nation the officer is based at the Security of Government Buildings.

Constable Peter Mburu is reported to have approached Nigerian student, Abdul Rasheed Abedala who attends the United States International University-Africa (USIU) along with another officer blackmailing him, stating they would plant bhang on the victim and threatened to be deportation.

The second officer is yet to be found.

Also read: Kavuludi warns fraudsters during police recruitment exercise .

This is not the first instance in recent times were AP officers are implicated in crimes.

Four junior officers, who are all members of a special unit tasked with ministerial security, were arrested in the beginning of March using a government-owned vehicle to sell five kilogrammes (11 pounds) of ivory, with a market value of around $5 500.

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