(+) RISE IN CASES OF COPS KILLING THEM­SELVES

The Star (Kenya) - - News -

In Au­gust, a woman po­lice of­fi­cer iden­ti­fied as Cor­po­ral Gau­den­cia Wausi, at­tached to the JKIA po­lice sta­tion, shot her­self dead. The of­fi­cer is said to have re­ported back to work from leave the pre­vi­ous day. “She went to the ra­dio room where her male col­leagues were and left her phone, ba­ton and cap on the ta­ble. She walked out and went to the toi­let, locked her­self in and shot her­self once in the head and died,” an of­fi­cer said. He said she locked her­self in the old air­port ar­rivals wing that burnt down in 2013. A Face­book post sug­gested Wausi was de­pressed.

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