A police officer attached to Deputy President William Ruto is admitted in hospital after sustaining serious injuries following an altercation with a gardener at DP Ruto’s private residence in Karen, Nairobi.
According to a police report obtained by a local daily, the officer; Corporal Timothy Mugendi Rucha, was hit by the gardener on the rear part of the head after the confrontation turned physical.
“The officer was taken to Nairobi West Hospital in critical condition with multiple head injuries,” reads the police report in part.
The incident occurred early Thursday morning at around 12.20am.
The gardener identified as Nicholas Kibiwot Rono has since been arrested pending arraignment.