A police constable in Kirinyaga County committed suicide on Sunday under unclear circumstances.
The officer by the name Gerald Ngige Mwai used his wife’s leso to hang himself in the bedroom of his house at Wang’ata village in Kirinyaga Central.
Confirming the incident, Ndia OCPD Mutwiri Mwongera says that the officer’s children raised started screaming after finding their father dangling from the roof of his bedroom.
Mwai’s wife was at a nearby church when the incident occurred.
It was not immediately clear why the officer committed suicide. His body was moved to Kibugi Funeral Home.