- Traffic officer Githui from Embu Traffic Base gave a tired boy a ride to finish a 5-kilometer marathon in support of education in the country
- The Marathon had been organised alongside other talent-driven activities by Embu University to raise money for learning
- Netizens from all walks of life hailed the good-hearted policeman, with others even narrating their encounters with him
Running for 5 km is not an easy feat for everyone, and in fact, some people wouldn't be caught dead participating in such a run unless stray dogs were after them.
The boy participated in Embu Endowment Fund Marathon
A young boy, however, bravely participated in the University of Embu Endowment Fund Marathon (5KM), the brainchild of Embu University to support education, but along the way he got tired, and it showed.
Officer Githui to the rescue
Along came traffic officer Githui from the Embu Traffic Police Base, who gave him a ride to the finish line.
His actions were hailed by everyone who saw their photo online.
"Good job officer Githui.Humanity and kindness of our cop Githui giving this boy a ride after he got tired from running 5k in Embu. God bless you," read a post from Cops Kenya.
Comments from netizens:
MC Jackson Ngozi Mlawatu Kosgei:
"Huyu kijana afwatiliwe awe polisi pia naye siku Moja ili awe na utu wa kusaidia pia."
"Congrats to Mr Githui...the best cop in embu traffic base not forgetting his colleague muchiri and Gitau big up.
"Very humane and kind gesture #ngai mbere."
"It only becomes humanity when police is involved nonsense."
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Mary Christine Thiong'o:
"They are human too... people's husband's ... fathers, etc."
"Congratulations copral Githui for taking humanity as the first priority."
Momo vendor jailed for impersonating police commander
In a separate story, YEN.com.gh reported that a mobile money merchant was jailed after pretending to be the Oti Regional Police Commander to release a friend in police custody.
The merchant was jailed for six months in prison with hard labour because of his false pretence attempt.
The merchant's friend had been arrested for the possession of narcotic substances at Teshie Bush Road.
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