Off-duty cop arrested for attempted robbery on another officer

An off-duty police officer was arrested in Changamwe, Mombasa County for attacking and trying to rob another officer./COURTESY

A police officer has been arrested in Mombasa for attempted robbery.

According to a police report filed at Changamwe Police station, the officer, identified as Maxwel, based in Daadab attacked another officer at Migadini.

He was arrested together with his accomplice who also wore a police jacket to intimidate members of the public.

The two were arrested by police officers from Changamwe who were near the scene.

Police then raided the house of the officer in Migadini whereby government items were recovered.

The police report indicates the officer’s family lives in Migadini despite him working in Daadab.