A gang raided Kibos Police Post in Muhoroni on Saturday night and stole three riffles. Top police officers in Kisumu are combing sugarcane plantations in the county in search of stolen firearms.
According to the police OB report, Sgt David Makali, who is in charge of the police post, no arrests have been made. Sgt Makali said he was informed about the incident by Constable Peter Ochieng Odenyo. missing were two G3 magazines, two MPS magazines, 135 rounds of 7.62mm and 20 rounds of 9mm calibers.
According to a source who requested anonymity, the gang gained access into the strong room after the officer who was manning the armoury went to his house briefly.
They later locked four staff houses from outside after committing the crime.
Area residents raised alarm that the criminals could cause mayhem during the curfew period.
Mr Zedekiah Odhiambo, a resident of Kibos Nyangeta, appealed to locals who might have any information on the incident to report to the police.