Two arrested in Kisii over textbook theft from public schools


Two arrested in Kisii over textbook theft from public schools
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In Summary

  • Police officers acted on a tip-off from a teacher at one of the schools.
  • They posed as customers and busted one of the suspects selling the books.
  •   The two suspects were found in possession of textbooks bearing rubber stamps of Kisii Primary and other public institutions.

Police in Kisii arrested two men on Tuesday morning suspected to be involved in stealing textbooks from public schools.

It is alleged that the two suspects, whose identity is yet to be revealed, stole the books and sold them in the black market within Kisii town.

The first suspect is said to have illegally obtained the books from the public schools then supplied them to his accomplice.

The accomplice is the one who reportedly sold the books.

Police officers, acting on a tip-off from a teacher at one of the schools, posed as customers and busted one of the suspects selling the books.

The two suspects were found in possession of textbooks bearing rubber stamps of Kisii Primary and other public institutions.

They were taken to Kisii Central Police Station where they being detained until their arraignment.

Textbooks for public schools are distributed free of charge by the government.

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