In a now-viral video, a visibly drunk DCI officer is seen fighting a traffic cop.
In what has now been confirmed to be a pursuit, the DCI officer is alleged to have knocked down a boda boda rider in Rongai.
Here is the official police statement
KAJIADO NORTH SUB COUNTY
ONGATA RONGAI POLICE STATION
SUBJECT; INCIDENT/ARREST OF A POLICE OFFICER. My OB 45/1/5/2021 refers. Today at about 07.00hrs No. 85859 PC (R) MOSES KISIRA was on traffic check duties along Magadi road when he noticed a motor vehicle reg no.KBM 149 F subaru saloon which was being driven in a zigzag manner from Ongata Rongai towards kiserian general direction. He then waved down the driver to stop but the driver defied and continued driving. The police rider then followed the vehicle and attempted to block it but again the Subaru driver pushed him out of the road, hitting the police motorcycle reg no.GkB 824A. The pursuit continued upto Karen county club where the driver parked his vehicle off the road , alighted and immediately accosted the police rider and assaulted him as captured in a video which has since gone viral. Karen police station was alerted by members of public who witnessed the scuffle and the duty officer Ip karanja rushed to the rider’s rescue. The Subaru driver was latter identified as No. 80901 Pc. Nicholas Kiptoo who is attached to Dci Karen. He was latter subjected to breathalyzer test and found to be drunk at 0.49mg/l . The officer has been placed in custody and is being processed to appear in court on Monday 3/5/2021 for the offences of
1. Driving under influence of alcohol c/se 44(1)of the traffic act
2. Assaulting a police officer c/sec 103 of the NPSA
3. Failling to stop c/sec 65(2) of the NPSA
Here is the video of the scuffle.