Two suspects escape police cell in Elgeyo Marakwet

Two suspects escape police cell in Elgeyo Marakwet

Two theft suspects are reported to have fled from Kaptalamwa police station in Elgeyo Marakwet on Tuesday night.

According to the Marakwet West Sub-county Police Commander John Matasi, the two suspects who are alleged to have stolen motorbikes, were expected to be presented in court after residents nabbed them on Tuesday.

Residents of Kaptalamwa went up in arms in protest on receiving the news of the escape by blocking the roads, stoning police cars and vandalizing the office of the Chief of Kaptalamwa.

The residents, however, calmed down when the Marakwet West Sub-county Commander John Matasi, further reported that the case was under investigation by the police.