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Police officer collapses, dies in line of duty

04 June 2015, 11:47 Joseph Njung'eh

Nyeri - An Administration Police (AP) officer based in Nyeri collapsed and died minutes after reporting to work Thursday morning.

Sergeant Samuel Mureithi, who was in charge of the AP post at the station, was manning radio and television transmission stations located at Nyeri Hill.

He collapsed minutes after telling his colleagues that he was feeling unwell.

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While confirming the incident, area County AP Commander, Njue Njagi said the officer died as he was being rushed to hospital.

He added that Mureithi had been sick for sometime though he was undergoing treatment.

His body was taken to Nyeri Provincial General Hospital mortuary as the force begins arranging for his burial.

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