A police officer was killed and his colleague injured while transporting KCSE exam papers to Mahero secondary school in Siaya County.

The officers who were in the company of the center manager were ambushed by the assailants who attacked them using deadly weapons.

PHOTO | COURTESY police car

The thugs killed one officer and injured another while the center management fled for safety. Before fleeing, the criminals stole the policemen's weapons.

Security personnel responded quickly and sent the injured officer to Siaya County Referral Hospital for treatment. The deceased's body was taken to the hospital mortuary.