Suspect attempts suicide inside police cell
01 July 2015, 10:38
Kerugoya - A suspected thief is fighting for his life at Kerugoya referral hospital after he attempted to commit suicide while in police custody.
The man had been arrested suspicion of robbing a judicial officer of various household items, but upon being locked up at a cell in Kerugoya Town, he attempted to take his life by stabbing himself severally with a dagger.
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Kirinyaga County Police commander, Rono Bunei said police moved in swiftly and rushed the man who was wallowing in pain to hospital.
"He is now in stable condition and will be produced in court to stand trial for theft," he added.
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