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BY CORRESPONDENT,THARAKA NITHI,25TH DEC 2017-A police officer based in wajir has committed suicide in Chuka, Tharaka Nithi County, after he instructions his wife to pursue insurance claims.
Constable Denis Mwiti in a suicide note he left behind, directs his wife to collect funeral expenses from the Police Sacco and insurance to cater for other expenses.
“You will be guided by Polly to go to Police Sacco collect 70,000 for funeral expenses then proceed to insurance collect 150,000 for funeral expenses as you wait for other benefits (for) all for my children,” wrote Mwiti.
The Wajir-based police officer further instructed his wife to start a business to take care of the children as she waits for other benefits.
“Nobody should chase you from that home but start a business for you to survive I loved you but God loved me the most till we meet.”
The cases of police officers committing suicide have been on the rise in the country with investigations pointing domestic differences as well as economic difficulty.