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Buruburu ‘best police station’ to be locked up

Buruburu is the best police station to be locked up in, in Nairobi.

The station was named the second best detention/holding facility in the country after Lumakanda Police Station.

The third best detention facility is Parklands Police Station while Nandi Police Station is fourth.

The four stations were recognized on Friday during the Outstanding Police Service Awards organized by the Independent Police Oversight Authority.


Mayoni AP camp scooped the award for best facility in community policing during this year’s IPOA awards.

It was followed by Butere Police Station, Athi River Police Station and Nandi Hills Police Station in that order.

IPOA also awarded 14 police officers posthumously, among them those who died during the 12-hour siege at the Kapenguria police station.

Police officer, Moses Kamenchu, of Muranga featured in NTV’s Sergeant Saviour received the Extra Mile award for his work in counselling drug addicts and giving them a new lease of life.