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Former Chief Inspector of Police buried

08 May 2013, 18:35 Kelvin Wanjohi

Hundreds of colleagues, friends and relatives of the late Chief Inspector of Police David Mwangi Ndiritu bid him farewell in a solemn burial ceremony at his rural home in Kinamba Ngano-ini village in Laikipia County.

The late Mwangi succumbed to kidney-related problems which had made him to go through dialysis and other medication at the Nairobi West Hospital ICU where he had been admitted on April 14, 2013. He passed away on April 20 at the age of 52 years.

He started ailing in 2010 and was in and out of Kijabe Mission Hospital for treatment until he was finally admitted at the Nairobi West medical facility.

An old boy of Nanyuki High School, the late Mwangi climbed his career ladder as a police officer from an operation duties officer and served in different stations in various capacities. His final police duties were at Rwaka Government Vehicles Check Unit traffic headquarters.

He was eulogized by one of his Nanyuki High school classmates, Mwalimu Mwaniki, as 'a gentleman who had shown his determination to succeed in life ever since he was in school, a kind hearted person, a patriot who loved his job and a committed family man'.

The burial ceremony was conducted by clergymen of the Deliverance Church where the late officer was a member.
He is survived by his widow Ruth Wanjiru who works with the Ministry of Co-operative Development and Marketing, Laikipia West, a daughter Maureen Wangechi who is a student at Laikipia University and a son Brian Paul Ndiritu who is a student at Nyahururu Highway school.

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