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Lover arrested for stealing policeman’s firearm

Police are holding a woman suspected to have stolen a firearm from a police officer in Mathare on Sunday.

The police Constable had collected the firearm, an AK 47 rifle, from the armory for night patrol duties.

He reportedly went back to his house located within the station.

He left the house briefly, leaving his girlfriend and the firearm inside. When he went back, the woman had left and the firearm,  serial number 75DU4268, was missing.

The woman was arrested at her house in Mathare on Monday night and the firearm recovered loaded with 30 rounds of ammunition.