Police officer drowns after being swept away by floods
09 May 2016, 11:22
Naivasha - A police officer based in Naivasha was swept by raging floods after he attempted to cross a flooded river in the area over the weekend.
The officer who was serving in the anti-stock theft unit was in the company of his colleague returning to their camp after carrying out an operation.
Naivasha OCPD, Titus Munywoki confirmed the incident saying that the officer slid and fell into the raging waters where he drowned.
“They were returning to the camp and on reaching the river, he tried to cross but the waters overwhelmed him and he drowned. His colleague survived,” said Munywoki.
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The body was recovered a kilometer away.
Munywoki said that the identity of the officer will be revealed after his family has been notified about his death.
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