Tears and grief engulfed in Mugania village, Othaya in Nyeri as the police officer who died while in the line of duty was being laid to rest.
The late Dancan Thirikwa was a long-serving police officer attached to the Nanyuki police base, he was from the Rapid Deployment Unit(RDP). He was known for his hardworking and committed to his duty.
The late Duncan used to live a healthy lifestyle until his demise which occurred last week, he was on patrol with his three colleagues when they were ambushed by suspected bandits.
Three of his colleagues suffered gun wounds but the late Duncan succumbed to a gunshot, indeed it was a low moment for his family since they depended on him as a breadwinner.
He was laid to rest at his home in Othaya, several police officers participated in his burial ceremony. He was given 19 gun salutes as a way of showing respect for his service. May his soul rest in eternal peace.
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