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Met special constable shot dead in Kenya

Scotland Yard has announced the death of one of its police officers, Jamal Moghe, 26, who is thought to have been shot dead in Kenya on Saturday. The statement said:

The MPS is saddened to hear of the death of a Special Constable on a visit to Africa.

Jamal Moghe, 26, was a member of police staff at a west London police station, and also worked as a Special on Brent Borough.

We understand he was shot and killed in Kenya on 12 January.

Jamal, who lived in the Wembley area, was a criminal exhibits office.

– Metropolitan Police statement

According to media reports in Kenya, Mr Moghe had been visiting the east African nation on a charitable trip when a bus he was travelling in was held up by bandits.

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