Angry police officer shoots boss dead

He turned his gun on his boss

Police carry away a dead body during a past incident (Twitter)

An angry police police officer surprised his colleagues on Saturday by turning his gun on his boss, shooting him to death.

Reports indicate that the Administration Police officer based at a police camp in Maralal, Samburu County stormed the camp in a fit of rage, shooting his boss to death.

Samburu County police boss Karanja Muiruri confirmed that the rogue police officer stormed into the camp and opened fire killing his boss instantly before he was overpowered and disarmed by his colleagues.

The police boss confirmed that the also added that the suspect was then arrested and detained with investigations being launched into the incident.

Nation quoted a police officer based at the station saying that the suspect was enraged after he was transferred from his duty station at a construction site.

Muiruri confirmed that the body of the deceased was moved to Samburu referral hospital mortuary with the motive of the attack yet to be established.

The suspect is expected to be arraigned in court after all the investigations are completed.

Area MCA Asha Mohammed condemned the killing, urging the police to come up with alternative ways of dispute resolution.

“We heard gunfire and came to find out what had happened, we found a junior officer had killed his boss, we condemn such incident if seniors have a problem with their juniors the matter ought to be looked into,” Mohammed added.

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