A police officer who was escorting KCSE exam papers to Mahero secondary school in Alego Usonga, Siaya County was killed on Monday morning.
The officer was in the company of his colleague and the centre manager when they were ambushed by unknown assailants with crude weapons.
While the centre manager fled for safety, the thugs killed one of the officer and injured the other. The thugs escaped with the officers’ firearms before taking off.
Security personnel rushed to the scene, and took the injured officer to Siaya County Referral Hospital for treatment. The body of the deceased was taken to the hospital’s mortuary.