A senior police police officer manning a road block along Suswa Bridge was involved in a fight resulting in the shooting of a junior officer. The afternoon incident led to a heavy traffic jam along the busy route after a lorry being chased involved the chase hit another vehicle occupied by the police officers.
According to K24 digital news media platform, the victim was manning the road block when they flanked a lorry that was carrying sand over several traffic offences. Things took a drastic turn when the driver defied the order and overran the barrier prompting the officers to give chase while endangering the lives of other oncoming traffic.
Senior traffic officer Emma Sopiato is said to have accidentally discharged a bullet which hit Constable Fanuel Abongo on his right side of the ribs which raptured several body organs. He was rushed to hospital but was reffered to Kenyatta National Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The matter is being subjected to Investigations.
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