The Star (Nairobi)

6 November 2012

Kenyans to Feel Pinch of Police Pay Demands

Photo: Capital FM
Police officers in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Nakuru and some other parts of the country had staged a go-slow (file photo).

Expect to be taxed even more to enable the government raise the 3.7 billion shillings needed to pay police officers who are demanding a pay rise. Finance PS Joseph Kinyua says you will be forced to dig deeper into your pocket after treasury released that amount last week. Police have however rejected the money saying it's not enough.

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