A fierce gun battle ensued along Kisumu Kakamega road as EACC detectives moved in to apprehend traffic officers.
The detectives were responding to cries from motorists and Boda Boda riders over constant harassment by the traffic officers who occasionally demand for bribes.
As the detectives moved in, one of the traffic officers opened fire, shooting in the air to scare away the officers.
In return the detectives also opened fire attracting the attention of the public.
In the end, four traffic officers were apprehended by the detectives and driven away.