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Two police officers in the dock over inducement, robbery claims

Two police officers based at Merti Sub-County within Isiolo were Monday arraigned before the Isiolo Anti-Corruption Court on bribery and robbery with violence charges.

The two, David Irungu and Hassan Liban Hassan are accused of allegedly demanding a bribe of Ksh 50,000 from a suspect they had arrested and detained for allegedly being a member of the outlawed Al-Shabaab Association as a condition for releasing the suspect.

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According to EACC on X, the police officers, while armed with a rifle, frisked the complainant and robbed him of an additional Ksh 57,000.

In addition, the accused pleaded not guilty to the bribery and robbery with violence charges and were released on a cash bail of Ksh 300,000 or a surety bond of Ksh 500,000.

The hearing will be held on 27th May 2023.

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