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Police officer shoots self after firearm discharges accidentally

A police constable shot himself and a suspect after his firearm discharged accidentally in Kayole area while in a police vehicle.

Constable Douglas Kahiu and his colleagues had arrested four suspects in Dandora Phase Two in connection to a series of robberies and were escorting them to Kayole on Monday evening.

His AK-47 rifle discharged two rounds accidentally, injuring his small toe on the left leg.

One suspect was also slightly injured on his right leg ankle.

Constable Kahiu was rushed to Komarock Modern Hospital where he was admitted in stable condition. The suspect was treated and discharged.