Kenyan Constable Sacked for Role in Strike

Constable Philip Omondi has been arrested and arraigned in court after being accused of inciting his fellow police officers to join a go-slow for higher wages.
Photo: Capital FM

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


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