– An armed prisoner assaulted the Kapenguria Police headquarters in West Pokot County – Not less than five cops are feared dead – Kapenguria Police Station under siege – The assault provoked an attack that saw Recce Squad sent to the scene – A senior officer whom local people said is the Officer Commanding Station is among those harmed – The suspect is referred to as Omar Eurmod Kapenguria OCS among cops killed by gunman
A suspect distinguished as Omar Eurmod had been captured at Nakuiit on suspicion of being a terrorist.
The morning occurrence happened after the man, who had been captured by the police, grabbed a weapon from one of the officers at 4:30am and began shooting unpredictably at the police.
The man is blamed for enrolling youngsters from the district to the state army group. Weapon shots were gotten notification from the police headquarters as late as 8am even as more than 100 cops were conveyed to strengthen security.
Somewhere else, one suspected Al Shabaab warrior has been executed and a few others harmed in a messed up strike of Mangai AP camp in Lamu Area.
Affirming the episode, AP Commandant Abdullahi Adan, said an AK-47 rifle and three magazines were recouped amid the swoop.