(Last Updated On: November 21, 2019)

Have you ever spotted a uniformed police officer preaching on the streets?

Well, not anymore.

This follows a decision by the National Police Service to ban this ever-increasing habit within Kenyan streets.

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A confidential statement released by Assistant Inspector General of Police Edward Mbugua and seen by Nairobi News suggests the move is aimed at ensuring uniformed police officers ‘act appropriately’.

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“While the National Police Service prevents the freedom of worship, the service will not condone the preaching by officers in police uniform unless within a police institution like colleges,” statement reads in part.

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“Officers are encouraged to separate official duties and private engagement and act appropriately,” the statement further says.

Police officers have also been barred from attending church services while in uniform.

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