Man kills state of­fi­cial and in­jures Mwingi se­nior cop

The Star (Kenya) - - Politics -

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.

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