Manhunt for a cop who allegedly killed a man he found in bed with his wife.
Police have launched a manhunt for a cop who is a general service unit officer based in Lokichogio, Turkana County. The cop allegedly beat and killed the man who goes by the name, Henry Cheruiyot.
The Directorate of criminal investigations revealed that the cop killed the man after finding him in a compromising situation with his wife.
The DCI stated,”The general service unit officer had proceeded home in Tinderet, Nandi County , where he is believed to have found the deceased, Henry Cheruiyot, 29, reaping where he hadn’t sown, on the night of August, 22, 2022.”
The DCI further stated,” An altercation then ensued and paramilitary commando is believed to have descended on the man with an avalanche of heavy blows and kicks, before leaving him for dead and taking flight.”
Henry Rotich who was found laying unconscious, beside a road at Nduroto village, Tinderet, was rushed to Meteitei sub- county hospital by well wishers.
The Directorate of criminal investigations further stated that his condition deteriorated while in Meteitei sub- county hospital initiating a transfer to Nandi county hospital where he died.
The DCI stated,”However, his condition deteriorated and he was transferred to Nandi County hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries as doctors unsuccessfully tried to save his life.”
As the body is awaiting an autopsy, Investigations are underway to shed light on the death of one, Henry Rotich.
The DCI stated,”A search conducted in the officer’s house by detectives, led to the discovery of the deceased’s blue t-shirt, a hood and blood stained inner wear, that had been stashed in a sack.”
“The deceased’s body is lying at Nandi County referral hospital pending an autopsy as a manhunt for the suspect ensues.”Stated the DCI.
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