Asbel Kiprop hands himself to police after social media threats

Asbel Kiprop stops his stopwatch after crossing the finish line to win the men's 800m final during a past National Athletics Championship race at Kasarani. PHOTO | FILE |

What you need to know:

  • Kiprop, a police constable, has been suspended for using banned performance-enhancing substances.
  • In a sensational tweet, Kiprop, 29, dared his National Police Service bosses to sack him and withdraw his firearm before he uses it to “earn justice”.

  • Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai said the National Police Service will take the athlete for counselling.

Former world and Olympic champion Asbel Kiprop, who was yesterday being sought after he took to social media to vent his frustrations, presented himself to police last evening.


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