Prison warder and police constable arrested for stealing over 2,000 pairs of boots

Two officers have been arrested for stealing over 2,000 pairs of military boots at an Industrial area store./COURTESY

A Prison Warder based at Industrial Area Remand Prison and a Police Constable based at the Service Central Stores in Industrial area have been arrested for allegedly stealing over 2,000 pairs of military boots.

The warder, Naftaly Muturi, and constable Denis Onyango were arrested by Directorate of Criminal Investigations detectives, based at Makadara, following a break in at Service Central Stores and over 2,222 military boots and other government materials were stolen.

“From a house linked to one of the suspects in Kamulu, 550 pairs of assorted police boots, two rolls of uniform cloth were recovered whereas another 251 pairs were recovered from a house within Industrial area remand prison,” said the DCI.

The two were placed in cells pending arraignment.