Rogue Police Officer fatally shoots self, girlfriend and five other persons to death in Kabete, Kenya
Benson Imbatu Death : Police in Kenya is investigating an officer-involved incident early Tuesday morning. A policeman shot and killed his girlfriend and five other persons.
The incident happened at about 01:00 a.m. Tuesday morning in Kabete, near the capital, Nairobi. Investigators say the policeman took his own life, after killing his wife and five other people. Investigators are working to determine a possible motive in the incident.
Police Chief Francis Wahome say, “We are told that the couple had issues and were quarrelling before, Until now, we never had any concerns about the officer’s behaviour. He had been going for duty properly, and had never been involved in an incident like this.”
The officer was identified by the Kabete Police Department as Benson Imbatu, a father of two children, a female, who works in Dubai and a male, who works in Nairobi. Officer Imbatu was previously attached to the presidential escort unit during former President Mwai Kibaki’s reign before being deployed to the Kabete police station. was an avid chain smoker, maintained an introverted character as he always kept to himself. The police constable did not have any indiscipline case on his file as he maintained a clean record.
His girlfriend was identified as Carol. More names will be released as information becomes available.
Benson Imbatu Death – Cause of Death
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