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India: Kerala Police honoured

Posted by African Press International on October 28, 2013

Kerala police has been selected for the Asia-Pacific information security leadership Achievement award 2013 for its innovative and timely initiatives in ensuring cyber security.

The award will be handed over to state police chief K S Balasubramaniyam at Trivandapuram. The award was meant for the initiative of the police to spread awareness on cyber security, investing their time and energy to monitor and educate the people of different segments of the society.

 

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Kenya: Trouble at Nzoia Outgrowers Company

Posted by African Press International on June 9, 2013

  • By Godfrey Wamalwa,Bungoma,4/6/2013
Cane farmers from Bungoma county are appealing to Ethics and Anti corruption commission to institute investigation against Nzoia ougrowers Company(NOCO)Chairman Joash Wamang’oli over the disappearance of sh 10million under shade circumstances.
The irate farmers led  by Makarios Wanyama muse they alleged that  Mr.wamang’oli and his directors cannot account for 37million shs belonging to farmers.
They have also sold off all tractors brought by the former prime minister hon. Raila Odinga. Sources have also claimed the farmers files got lost to confuse them from getting the correct payments of their cane proceeds and this also gave way for them not to complain about illegal deductions.
He blamed the managing director and chairman for not giving right information on the disappearance of the records leading to the  farmers suffering and poor pay.
“Wamang’oli and his cronies are now planning to sale NOCO ‘s  land and all property with their ill  intention to wound up the farmers company to an Asian tycoon Mr.Shkhimandakh from Kisumu ”lamented farmers.
Farmers have joined the workers calling for the removal of the chairman saying that he has failed to clear the  accumulated debts.
Their representatives maintain that not all farmers benefited from the million company because its employees tampered with the records leaving out most of them in financial cold.
Mr Wanyama commenting on the controversy between workers and management said it requires sanity to reach a lasting solution which will be only arrived if graft team probe the officials behind the loss of money.
Documents availed to weekly citizen show massive corruption and non-payment to staff and farmers retention money.
However, Bungoma senator Moses Wetangula has vowed to bring fight tooth and nail and bring those behind the million scandal to book. The senator assured cane farmers that the outgrowers firm will not be sold.
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Kenya: Police imposter shot dead

Posted by African Press International on May 9, 2013

By GODFREY WAMALWA, API-Kenya

A middle-aged man posing to be a criminal investigation officer succumbed in his destiny after he attempted to exchange bullets with armed security perssonel in Bungoma.

Bungoma south deputy police chief Mutume Maweu said the man has been in the recent past masquerading as a police office officer where he used the rank to obtain money cash from unsuspected residents and terrorising locals. Popular known as Symo, police sources said that he stole the pistol from an administration police after involving in a road accident at Sikata centre along Bungoma-webuye highway.

The impostor was shot to dead with police from Bungoma as he tried to escape.The incident comes at a time when insecurity in Bungoma county has skyrocketed with unknown assailants attacking villagers.

Meanwhile four people are nursing injuries after armed gangs with pangas attacked Bungoma surbubs leaving locals in shock.As the police continues to grill suspected people alleged to be behind the spate,former youth leader Augustine Mayavi has been grilled and an officer from ministry of lands.

Police sources says that investigation is on for his accomplice where they will help the officer gather reliable information concerning the security.

 

 

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