Police hunt for  an AP  officer who shot dead 2 colleagues in Baringo

Police hunt for an AP officer who shot dead 2 colleagues in Baringo

BY NAMULONGO PETER/CORRESPONDENT,BARINGO,22ND JUNE 2017-Police in Baringo  have launched a man hunt for An Administration Police officer  who shot dead two of his colleagues  and injured another on Wednesday night in mysterious circumstances.

The injured Officer is  currently receiving treatment at the Marigat sub-county hospital for the injuries he sustained from the gunshots.

 UPESINEWS.CO.KE has  learned  that  until now  police are still piecing up various reports to etablish the circumstances that led to the killings .

The officer is still at large.

The cases of police officers taking their own lives or even that of their  junior officers  has been on the increase in the recent times with  at least  5  cases  been reported  since  the year 2015.

On February 22 this year , an Administration Police officer shot dead his colleague and injured another one before killing himself in Embakasi’s Tassia area, within Nairobi County.

On December 4, 2016, a Police officer on Saturday night shot his wife – who was also a member of the service – dead in Tharaka Nithi.

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet is yet to make public a task force report on such killings that have been linked to poor working conditions, trauma among other reasons.

 

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