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Woman Rep’s bodyguard arrested after losing loaded gun in Nairobi

By Amina Wako October 17th, 2019 1 min read

A police officer attached to Machakos Woman Representative Joyce Kamene is being detained at the Central Police Station for allegedly losing her firearm.

Irene Kyama is said to have lost the gun while on duty along Muindu Mbingu Street within the city center on Wednesday evening.

She was arrested after reporting the incident at the Central Police Station after which a search was immediately launched.

In a police statement filed at the station, Ms Kyama said that she realised that her gun was missing at 4pm.


“She discovered her firearm make browning pistol, serial number FN10850 loaded with 6 rounds of 9mm together with its hostel missing. Her efforts to trace for the same bore no fruits thus prompting her to report (sic),” read the report in part. Police have opened investigations into the matter.