Senior police officer arrested for shooting night guard in Kayole

Written By: Hunja Macharia

Detectives have arrested a senior police officer for allegedly shooting a guard outside a bar in Kayole under unclear circumstances.

KBC Radio_KICD Timetable

This after the Inspector General of Police Hilary Mutyambai ordered for the arrest of Simon Mutia Mwongela, who is the DCIO Embakasi for shooting the watchman in Kayole.

Also Read  Father stabs daughter 10 times over quarrel with wife

Investigations on what prompted the officer to commit the crime are ongoing.

Meanwhile, security officers in Gilgil last night shot dead an Ex police man namely Arnold Madete who was trying to cut down a metal sign board to sell as Scrap metal.

Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 20153

The Ex police man had earlier been convicted of theft of scrap metals and is serving sentence under probation.

Also Read  Health committee wants KEMRI allocated Ksh 50B for research

A second suspect was also arrested, and crude weapons as well as a motorcycle used to perpetuate the offence recovered.

Also Read  Kenya's Covid-19 positivity rate at 11.8pc, 714 new cases recorded

Police officers are in hot pursuit of a third suspect who escaped during the incident.


Tell Us What You Think