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Two Mombasa based police officers commit suicide

[An image of a gun. Photo/Courtesy/April, 04, 2022].

At least two police officer shot themselves on Monday night, according to police reports.

The first incident occurred in Nyali where a General Service Unit (GSU) officer attached to VIP escort Dennis Kamau is said to have shot himself on the head killing himself instantly in his house in Nyali.

The second incident occurred at the Concordia police booth in Kiembeni, Kisauni Subcounty where a Police constable David Koech is said to have shot himself on the chest and died on the spot.

Circumstances that led to the controversial death are yet to be established as police launch investigations on the same.

Police say they will issue a comprehensive statement once they complete investigations.

“No any information that the police gathered at the incident scene and are still pursuing any leads that would help them piece up the cause of the ugly incidents

The bodies of the deceased have been transferred to the Coast General teaching and referral hospital morgue.

Meanwhile, A police officer attached to the elite presidential escort unit allegedly committed suicide in his house in Juja, Kiambu County on Monday.

Constable Samuel Ngatia who was attached to Deputy President William Ruto’s security team died after he allegedly shot himself on the head .

The motive behind the incident is yet to be known.

He was alone in the house at the time of the incident.

Police recovered 43 bullets in the house.

Police are investigating the incident.