Kenya: More police officers are turning to crime

BY: Isaac Yeboah

Inspector-General of Police David Kimaiyo speaks during the release of comparative crime figures on June 5, 2013. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE,  NATION MEDIA GROUPPolice officers are among criminals terrorising Kenyans, a report released by the Kenya Police Service Wednesday has revealed.

The report also says murder and robbery cases are on the rise. A lot of the crimes involve the use of firearms and ammunition held by criminals.

The report, which compares the first five months of the last three years, says there was a threefold increase in the number of officers reported to have been involved in various crimes. Between January an