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Nakuru OCPD hails slain bodyguard as a hardworking officer

11 February 2015, 11:29 Robert Chepkwony

Nakuru - Nakuru OCPD, Bernard Kioko has hailed one of the officers slain alongside Kabete MP George Muchai, Samuel Kimathi, as a youthful officer who had a bright future, adding that the 27-year-old bodyguard was a hardworking and humble officer.

Kioko was speaking in Nakuru central police station when he conveyed condolences to the wife of the slain officer Lydia Makena, their eight-month-old son Kelvin Mutugi and brothers Reuben Ntorobi and Samson Kailikia on behalf of the entire Nakuru police division.

He promised the family that compensation will be fully done as the officer was fully insured.

“The late Kimathi was posted to Nakuru from Kitale in 2013 before being attached to the late MP,” said Kioko.

Read Also: VIDEO: Search for Muchai's killers continues

His burial is scheduled for Saturday at his Tigania home, Meru County on Saturday where the entire programme is conducted from Nakuru as it was his working place.

The widow who was overwhelmed by grief, saying she learnt of her husband’s death via Facebook. She added that he was a loving, polite and caring husband.

Kimathi’s brother, Reuben Ntorobi said that the family met the committee organizing the late MP’s burial and agreed that he be buried on Saturday.

His other colleague will be buried on Monday while the driver will be buried on Tuesday.

Ntorobi said that they visited Bondeni police station where his brother was posted and later met OCPD in order to allow inventory taken from his house.

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