New details now show that the police officer who went berserk killing his wife and five other civilians before turning the gun on himself on Tuesday, December 7, was a man under investigations.
Colleagues close Benson Imbatu revealed that he was under investigation by the Independent Policing and Oversight Authority (IPOA).
The insiders intimated that Imbatu was implicated in the murder of another civilian identified as Nicholas Lifedi mid this year, an incident IPOA has been probing.
According his colleagues, the killer officer had expressed fear that the he would be pinned down by the probe after preliminary reports established that a firearm assigned to him was used to execute Lifedi.
Speaking to Kenyans.co.ke on December 7, a colleague disclosed that the officer might have decided to take his own life as he was staring at a possible jail term should he have been found guilty.
"Most officers dread going to prison. Imagine being in the same facility with people you put in," he remarked.
Matiang'i gave a three-day ultimatum to detectives to carry out conclusive investigations into the matter and make the findings public.
"When a matter like this happens, the responsible thing to do is to come together, investigate the matter and find out what exactly happened," the CS stated.
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