May 16, 2022

Police kill six people in Kabete Nairobi

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A police officer has this morning killed his wife and five other civilians before taking his own life in Kabete Nairobi.
The others killed are neighbours and bodaboda riders who rushed to his house to check what had happened when they heard gunshots.
The Police signal said the constable Benson Imbatu attached to Kabete police station went home with his AK47 rifle and picked a quarrel with his wife Carol Imbatu.
“This occurred Today at around 0100hrs, where it was reported by one Purity Cheruiyot of Tel. No. 0712194084, a Neighbour of one No. 61593 pc Benson Imbatu a Resident of j Heights Apartments near N market that she had a loud bang from a House occupied by the said Officer and his wife only identified as Carol,” the O.B. No. 3/07/12/2021 dated today said.
“Afterwards there was Fire in the House and decided to run to Kabete Police Station. Police Officers proceeded to the scene where it was found out the said Officer had shot Dead the said Wife on the neck.”
“The Officer while armed with AK 47 Serial no 4915724 went on a Shooting spree where he shot and killed five people including two bodaboda riders one who died while undergoing treatment at Kenyatta National Hospital.”
“Two other people sustained gunshot injuries and are undergoing treatment at KNH. The Officer later committed Suicide by Shooting himself on the Neck. The Firearm was recovered with four rounds of Ammunitions. four empty Cartridges were recovered within N Market. Further report to follow including the identification of the victims.”

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