Machakos security official interdicted, arrested for losing exam container keys


Machakos security official interdicted, arrested for losing exam container keys
Lukenya Assistant County Commissioner Elizabeth Karitu. PHOTO | COURTESY

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  • Speaking to Citizen Digital, Machakos County Commissioner Elizabeth Maina said Ms. Karitu was Saturday night detained at the Parklands Police Station in Nairobi.

Lukenya Assistant County Commissioner Elizabeth Karitu has been interdicted and arrested for allegedly losing the keys to a container in which the upcoming national examination papers are stored.

Speaking to Citizen Digital, Machakos County Commissioner Elizabeth Maina said Ms. Karitu was Saturday night detained at the Parklands Police Station in Nairobi.

“She claims she went to Avenue Hospital in Nairobi and when she returned she found her car had been broken into and her handbag, which contained the keys, missing,” said Ms. Maina.

Ms. Maina further stated that the Assistant County Commissioner has since been interdicted and plans to replace her are presently underway.

“Security has been beefed up where the container is and efforts made with the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) to replace the padlock immediately,” she said, adding that there is no cause for alarm.

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