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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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