NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 17 – Three G-3 rifles and a magazine with 20 rounds of ammunition were stolen Tuesday night after officers manning a police post in Nandi left it unmanned to watch UEFA Champions League matches at a nearby shopping centre.
According to a Police report seen by Capital FM News, the APs are attached to Kamorwon AP post some 19 kilometres east of Kobujoi Police Station.
“All the officers left the post and went to watch UEFA football match at the nearby trading centre and on returning to the post, they noticed the room of the in-charge which is also used as an armoury in which the steel box is kept was broken,” the police report said.
The stole rifles number G3 FMP 77095029, G3 FMP 7709443 and G3 A3 F91879 were stolen along with a magazine with 20 rounds but the robbers left behind two other magazines with 37 rounds.
An operation has been launched in a bid to recover the stolen rifles and ammunition, as well as bring the culprits to book.
On Tuesday night, Manchester United was beaten by Barcelona 4-0 on aggregate while Ajax shocked Christiano Ronaldo’s Juventus 3-2 on aggregate to proceed to the semi-finals of the UCL.