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Four Police Officers arrested for stealing millions from a school accountant

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Four police officers are among six suspects arrested for stealing 2.2 million shillings from a school accountant’s car in Utawala.

A police report states that on Monday, the suspects trailed Rophine School’s accountant from a bank in Utawala before breaking into his car and disappearing with the money.

“The six, comprising of 3 officers from Kasarani Police Station, one from Ruai Police Station, and two civilians were arrested at the Kasarani Police Station public yard by a team of sleuths from DCI Nairobi region and Kayole sub-county,” the report stated.

473,000 shillings believed to be part of the stolen cash were recovered from the suspect the report indicated. 350,000 shillings were in a car and 123 thousands were retrieved from their pockets.

The police have also detailed two vehicles, one belonging to an officer and the other one belonging to one of the suspects

The suspects namely, Sgt Antony Ndegwa Anwal, Cpl Daniel Lekakeny Sunkuli, PC Simon Macharia Maina (of DCI Kasarani), PC Antony Mwenda (KPS Ruai), Lukas Magwaga, and Young Wakise. are in custody paving the way for further investigations.

The accountant reported the incident at Mihango Police Station on Monday. He claims he had withdrawn more than the stolen amount which was meant to pay casual laborers at the school.

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