Two Makueni based teachers escaped death on Monday, October 26, 2021 after a mob of irate bodaboda riders chased them into a police post.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the two teachers based at two local Primary Schools stormed Kambu police post and went straight behind the report office desk with dozens of motorbike riders hot in their pursuit.

They took cover behind two surprised police officers manning the desk, pleading with them to protect them from the angry mob that was baying for their blood.

File image of Boda Boda operators in Kenya. |Photo| Courtesy|

The officers who had a difficult time trying to calm down the mob learnt that the two men seeking refuge behind their backs had allegedly been given a token of Ksh1 Million by a politician who was campaigning in the area earlier in the day.

The boda boda riders alleged that instead of the two sharing the incentive with them and the womenfolk selling market merchandise, the two teachers took off with the money.

"As the officers tried to calm down the unruly mob, some became impatient and started hurling projectiles at them demanding that the two be released to face instant justice," the DCI tweeted.

This forced the officers to call for reinforcement from Mtito a Ndei police station, which arrived immediately.

"The mob was dispersed but pockets of the infuriated boda boda riders who couldn’t come to terms with the loss of their token, remained peeping at the ongoings in the police post, from the periphery," the DCI noted.

The police have since launched investigations into the incident.