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MANDERA KIDNAP(2019-04-12).

The National Police Service (NPS) wishes to confirm that today at around 900am in Mandera County, two Cuban Doctors who were under Police escort from their areas of residence to Mandera Hospital in  a County Government vehicle, were kidnapped. The Doctors were being escorted by an administration and Kenya Police officers.

The NPS Spokesperson Mr. Charles Owino said, before they reached the hospital, two Toyota Probox vehicles blocked the way before shooting at an administration Police officer who, unfortunately, was fatally wounded.

The criminals then commandeered the car and its occupants across the Border to Somalia. So far the government vehicle has been recovered and the driver is being held for interrogation.

Mr. Owino said, security agencies have been mobilized to pursue the criminals and recue the abducted.

Consequently, members of the public have been urged to remain calm   and avoid speculations as reinforcement of security agencies have been dispatched to the area to pursue the criminals.

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