Cop hangs himself in Subukia
17 September 2013, 11:54
Subukia - The body of an AP officer of a rank of a constable was on Monday morning found hanging on a tree in Mbogo-ini AP Camp in Subukia district, Nakuru County.
It is suspected that the cop committed suicide at an unknown time Sunday night.
Confirming the incident, Subukia OCPD, Alex Ng’ang’a, said the reasons why the officer decided to take away his life are yet to be known, although his colleagues said that he was facing some marital problems.
The OCPD further said that they are investigating the incident. The body of the officer was taken to Nakuru Provincial General Hospital mortuary.
Meanwhile, a middle aged man committed suicide over the weekend by consuming battery acid in Kabazi trading center in Subukia district Nakuru County.
The body of Gerald Kinyua who is believed to be from Molo, was found lying on the floor of his rental room. A container with sulfuric Acid and ARVs were also found strewn on the floor.
Police had to break the door of the room to gain access as it had been locked from inside.
Witnesses said that the man was of few words and seemed to have some psychological disturbance. A senior police officer at Kirengero Police station said they suspected the man took away his life after discovering his HIV status.
The body was taken to Nakuru municipal mortuary.
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