Man kills state official and injures Mwingi senior cop
A senior police officer in Mwingi is nursing injuries after a man attacked him with a panga on Monday. The assailant, who had killed another man, was shot dead by police.
Ukasi police station OCS Anthony Karisa was on duty at a roadblock at Ukasi market when he was attacked after responding to screams. Karisa sustained shoulder injuries. He was treated at Mwingi Level 4 Hospital and discharged. Karisa recorded a statement with the DCI. Police did not reveal the names of the attacker and the other victim.
Area police boss Gideon Mugambi said the slain man was a government official working with the Northern Water Services Board in Garissa county. He was on his way to Nairobi.