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(From The Nation (Kenya) - AAGM)
Byline: Geoffrey Rono
To many villagers, a police officer is a strong person who protects them from all manner of harm, including deadly animals.
But a village in Bomet District was stunned by a recent vicious attack on four police officers by a leopard.
For five days, the leopard attacked villagers, injuring 12 of them and killing their animals.
Mzee Towett Bellion recovers at the Tenwek Mission Hospital after an attack by a leopard in Bomet District.
They had no option but to call in the police, to bring in their expertise and help contain the animal.
But the hunters became the hunted.
Villagers were left bewildered when they realised that the police were as vulnerable as they were when …