Nakuru: Police launch manhunt for a suspect who killed a Cop

A police officer was killed over the weekend after he was hit with a 750ml bottle of alcohol.

Police officers have launched a manhunt for the suspect who hit the officer, and dumped his body beside the road in Lanet, Nakuru County before stealing valuable items from him.

In a report filed at Lanet Police Station, an officer identified as Mr Faine Nyamongo of Githioro Police Station that he was heading home at 4 am after attending a friend’s burial arrangements within Modern Estate in Lanet.

He was stopped by members of the public who informed him that a police officer was lying dead on the road along Lanet Ndundori road within Kamfam area about two kilometres East of the Station.

The officer then rushed to the scene where he found Mr Charles Okello of Lanet Police Station, with a visible serious head injury at the back of the head.

He was bleeding from the mouth, nose and ears.

Mr Nyamongo then informed police officers attached to Lanet Police Station and led by Mr Samson Andanje the Nakuru North Sub-County Police Commander visited the scene.

“The scene was processed and documented by crime personnel in Nakuru County and it was established that the deceased was hit by use of a 750ml bottle of chrome Gin,” the report further read.

Police officers searched for his items inside his pockets but did not manage to find anything.

His body was then taken to PNN mortuary within Nakuru County awaiting an autopsy.

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