A Police officer with a gun. PHOTO/PRESS POINT

By David Macharia

Police in Marsabit are hunting down a group of criminals who killed a police officer while he was on the way to Jaldesa Police Station on Friday night.

Reports indicate that the officer was on his way from Marsabit town at around 9 PM when he met with the assailants.

Marsabit County Commissioner Paul Rotich said investigations were ongoing and urged the public to volunteer information that could assist in making arrests of the culprits.

The incident comes when tension is rife in the area following several attacks that have left several dead, others injured and property destroyed.

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