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Senior city cop drugged, robbed of his gun after a night out

An armed police officer at a crime scene. FILE PHOTO
An armed police officer at a crime scene. FILE PHOTO

Police in Nairobi have launched investigations into an incident in which a senior detective was robbed of his gun in Utawala.

The senior superintendent of police based in Nairobi Area Command was reportedly with his friends at a club and later felt dizzy and fell asleep while driving home.

According to police, he parked his car on the roadside and passed out.

He regained consciousness almost 10 hours later and found his pistol with 15 bullets missing.

Police said the incident happened on Saturday night and he was found in the car on Sunday.

A search for the weapon conducted at the scene proved fruitless.

Police are investigating the incident with an aim of recovering the weapon and taking necessary action.

Police suspect those behind the incident drugged the officer and trailed him to where he stopped.

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