Thursday, August 18, 2022

Njoro police storms hospital shooting dead girlfriend

A police officer based in Njoro stormed a hospital on Monday morning shooting dead his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself.

Police Constable Benard Sivo is reported to have had an argument with his girlfriend who sustained a fractured leg and sort treatment at the hospital.

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“Detectives are investigating the circumstances under which a police officer burst into a hospital and shot dead his lover before turning the gun to himself.

In the shocking incident that occurred in the wee hours of the morning, police constable Benard Sivo stormed Njoro Sub-County hospital and opened fire on his girlfriend Mary Nyambura, who had just been rushed in with a fractured leg.

Earlier, the two are believed to have been involved in an argument that turned ugly after Sivo who was based at Njoro Police Station fractured Nyambura’s right leg. Nyambura then sought treatment at the hospital and told doctors, that her boyfriend had assaulted her.” Said DCI

It was at the hospital when Sivo stormed armed with an AK 47 killing Mary Nyambura who was being attended to by the doctors. The police officer went back to the station, started shooting in the air before turning the gun on himself.

“As the doctors were attending to her, an enraged Sivo stormed the hospital armed with an AK 47 assault rifle and opened fire killing Nyambura on the spot. The officer who appeared to have gone berserk went back to the police station barely a kilometre away and started shooting in the air frenziedly before he turned the gun on himself. He died of a single gunshot wound to his head. Both scenes were documented by crime scene detectives.”” Said DCI

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Berryl Achieng
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