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Here is how Police arrest thugs, Kenyan style – VIDEO

By HILARY KIMUYU February 4th, 2016 1 min read

An online video has exposed how criminals in Kenya are devising all sorts of disguises to commit felony.

The video, which was posted on Facebook by Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko, captures a dramatic scene, perhaps only seen in the movies, of police officers apprehending five suspected gangsters disguised as preachers.

The plainclothes police officers are seen ordering the suspects – three of whom are dressed in religious attire – out of a vehicle and disarming them of a pistol and a pair of handcuffs.

However, even while the police officers succeed in their efforts to arrest the suspects, the manner in which they expose themselves and a curious crowd of onlookers to possible exchange of fire with the suspects leaves alot to be desired.


A number of Facebook users consequently expressed their concern over the manner in which the police officers executed their risky task.

One Esther Rambai wrote: “This is crazy, how du cops handle criminals freely like this? So dangerous coz they are even riskin their lives… First thing should b kuwaweka cuffs ndio wawacontain then do the body search, as well as keep wananchi at bay…”

“Good job but no professionalism at all. The cops could have easily hurt or killed,” Shaugi Said opined while Nicholas Gakio commented: “Our police force need lots of retraining. While I commend them for good job, the manner of execution was appalling.”

Click here to watch the video: