Female police officer found murdered inside single room in Kajiado
Police officers in Mashuru Sub-County in Kajiado are investigating an incident where a public member allegedly killed a police officer.
Ms Dianah Mwende, who is attached to Railway Police Station in Emali in Makueni County, was allegedly stabbed by a man who was seen leaving a house where she was found dead.
The incident happened on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, and members of the public reported it.
“Members of the public reported that there was a suspect who was being chased by members of the public and who had stabbed a woman in Umasaini area,” the police report read in part.
The police then rushed to the scene, which they secured as they investigated what had transpired.
However, by the time they arrived at the scene, Ms Mwende had already died due to multiple injuries inflicted on her neck and face using a sharp object.
“Eye witnesses say a young man was seen coming from the plot holding a knife and ran away,” the police report further revealed.
Police officers processed the scene from Emali Police Post in Makueni County. It removed the body to the Kilome Nursing and Maternity Hospital Morgue, awaiting postmortem and other police procedures.
It was also reported that the suspect is a known person within the Umasaini area.
Homicide cases have been on the rise in the country in the past three years. This caught the attention of former President Uhuru Kenyatta, who then went ahead and formed a committee that focuses on mental health matters.