Police in Nakuru launch investigation into casual workers mysterious death
05 September 2016, 23:00
Nakuru - Police in Nakuru have launched investigation after a casual laborer on Monday succumbed to death over unclear circumstances in Free Area estate in the outskirts of Nakuru town.
Confirming the incident, Assistant County Commissioner, Omar Mbeja said that the deceased was suffering from tuberculosis and died after severe coughs.
Mbeja said that the 27 year old identified as Ali Karanja came to work as usual and later on as they were resting with colleagues, he coughed severally and later collapsed losing his life as he was rushed to the nearest health facility.
"It is very sad the deceased reported to work as usual but later while with his coleagues he collapsed and died on the spot"said Mbeja.
The assistant county commissioner rubbished claims that the deceased succumbed to death due to drug addiction saying that he has been ailing and until his time of death, he was under medication.
Mbeja additionally urged those suffering from such ailments to give themselves time off duty when necessary so that they can fully recover and go back to their daily routine as rest will enable one improve productivity.
The body is lying at the Nakuru county mortuary awaiting post mortem to ascertain cause of death.
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