Cases of homicide have been on the increase in various parts of the country partly blamed on mental health issues others blamed on COVID-19 economic effects.
According to latest reports, it is alleged that a Police Constable based at Kabete police station shot dead his lover and five other boda boda riders before turning the gun on himself on Tuesday around 2am.
He then proceeded to Mountain Mall where he shot the five riders.
A neighbour, Purity Cheruiyot told the police that she had a loud bang from the officer’s house before it caught fire.
He then drove back to his residence at J Heights Apartments where he shot himself dead.
Wahome said “We have launched investigations to establish the motive of the shooting. Two other people are undergoing treatment at the Kenyatta National Hospital,”.
The firearm, an AK47 rifle serial number 4915724, was recovered with only four rounds of ammunition, implying he had fired 26 rounds.
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