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City motorist draws gun on NTSA officials who wanted to administer alcoblow test

A city motorist who drew gun on police and National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) officers after he was pulled over and asked to take an alcoblow test has been charged in court.

Police say Mr Jackson Mwangi made the stunt on Saturday at 4am during an anti-drunk driving operation at Survey along Thika Road.

The man, who was driving a Toyota Premio, was stopped and after being requested to take the test, he refused and instead “threatened to shoot anyone who dared touch him”.

Police say he then drew a pistol, cocked it and threatened to shoot two officers Col Hared Hassan and SSP Mathew Ekakoro.

“The same was disarmed and a Browning pistol s/No. B436557 loaded with 6 rounds of ammunition in the magazine and one round lodged in the chamber,” reads a police report.

“Total rounds were 7 of calibre 6.35mm. Also confiscated was his firearm certificate No. I’d 9454.”

Mr Mwangi was arrested and take to Pangani police station and booked for the offences of resisting lawful arrest ,threatening to shoot and refusing to blow alcohol breathalyzer.