One of traffic officers who was arrested in Kisumu on November 20, 2019./COURTESY
By Mkarimu Media
There was drama on Wednesday morning in Kisumu after traffic police opened fire on Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) officers during a sting operation.
The incident happened at Mamboleo junction (Mamboleo roadblock) along the Kisumu-Vihiga Road in Kisumu County where EACC detectives had staged operation.
Three traffic police officers were arrested during the operation. Their arrests follows several complaints from motorists and boda boda operators regarding their unethical conduct.
A source says a woman traffic officer was shot in the leg during the chaotic arrest.
One of the officer jumped from the flyover at Mamboleo area being constructed and was carried to the EACC offices.
None of the EACC officers were injured in the incident.
The arrested were taken to Mamboleo police station for identification before being moved to the EACC office for processing where they will officially make a statement.