They are not mercenaries: Turi

The two Caucasian men who have somewhat become social media celebrities overnight are not mercenaries, as they have been uncommonly branded.

The NCD police boss says they are part of a unit that is under the RPNGC contract for training purposes.

Commander Ben Turi says the two men are part of a six men group that is in the country since the beginning of the year – to conduct SWAT-like training for police officers in different units.

The men are police officers of different US states and are not mercenaries or other branded soldiers of fortune, says Turi.

This is part of the commissioner’s strategies to develop policing standards in the country, including combat training and other specialised training programs for police men and women. 


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