While policemen watched Barcelona beat Manchester United in Champions League finals on Tuesday, thieves were on the other side also tearing apart the police armoury in Kenya.
Reports say the officers from Kobujoi police station in Nandi, Kenya’s west watched the Champions League clash when thieves stole three rifles and ammunition.
The police report from Kenya said, “All the officers left the post and went to watch UEFA football match at the nearby trading centre and on returning to the post, they noticed the room of the in-charge which is also used as an armoury in which the steel box is kept was broken,”.
The police officers returned to an open and empty steel box where the rifles are kept.
The thieves had stolen three rifles, with magazines of 20 rounds of ammunition each.
They left behind only two magazines with 17 and 20 rounds.
According to the Kenyan police, investigations into the matter are underway.