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Police seize Sh2.3m bhang in Migori, suspects flee

Police in Migori on Friday impounded 230kg of bhang with a street value of Sh2.3 million. The illicit drugs were concealed in black plastic bags hidden in a Probox at Maro on the border with Kisii county. The bhang was seized at dawn after police trailed the vehicle for hours. …

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New rules restrict police officers from receiving gifts

The new policies are a mixture of gifts to and restrictions on the Police Service. Whilst the public will celebrate the new measures as designed to reduce police harassment and professionalise the service, the restrictions will force those who opt to join the career on the straight and narrow path. …

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How government abandoned ambitious police housing project

Early this year, the government abandoned an ambitious plan to build houses for the police and instead opted to introduce house allowances for all cadres of officers. The government had planned to build 1,850 units in the pilot phase of a comprehensive strategy to improve the living conditions of police …

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New rules bar Police from doing business

The National Police Service Commission has set tough new conditions that bar police officers from engaging in almost any business outside their work. According to guidelines prepared by the Commission and seen by the Star, any officer who wants to engage in business, or any other activities, must first seek clearance. …

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Jaguars target first win of the season against Nakuru, Police

Relegation-threatened Western Jaguars will hope to record their first win of the 2018 Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Premier League season when they host two teams in their Kakamega backyard this weekend. They welcome Nakuru Hockey Club today before facing defending champions and current table-toppers, Kenya Police tomorrow. Michael Malungu’s side …

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Matiang’i, IG to give plan for solving police housing crisis

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday directed the Ministry of Interior to provide a comprehensive policy framework that will address the persistent housing problems for the police. The head of state gave Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i(pictured) and Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet 30 days to give recommendations for improving efficiency …

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