A police officer based at the Kiptagich Police Station who was recently was reported to have crushed a police car while drunk has committed suicide.
The local chief Wycliffe Too told K24 Digital that the policeman, Fred Amaya, hanged himself in the station’s bathroom.
The scene was visited by the Kuresoi South Sub-County Commander and Directorate of Criminal Investigations officers.
Police said the officer did not leave behind a suicide note indicating the reason for taking his life.
His body has been taken to the mortuary awaiting a post-mortem.
The policeman was in the news on July 15 when he crashed a Toyota Land Cruiser into a fence while looking visible drunk.