Police officer falls off flag post, injures his private parts

By , K24 Digital
On Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 16:07 | < 1 min read
Man injured on his private parts. Image used for illustration. PHOTO/Courtesy

A police officer has sustained injuries in his private parts after climbing a flag pole to lower the national flag.

According to a police statement seen by K24 Digital, the unfortunate incident occurred after the officer attached at Shelly Beach police station climbed the flag pole to lower the flag after a rope broke off leaving the flag hanging on top of the pole.

"As soon as he began to lower the flag, the rope broke off leaving the flag hanging at the top of the pole, he then opted to climb the pole and remove it. However, while on the way down he slipped off the pole with the flag in his hand," the police report read in parts.

"The metallic hooks that hold the rope at the bottom of the pole pierced his private parts and he ended up sustaining a deep cut," the report added.

The report further stated that officers on duty visited the scene and the injured officer was rushed to Diani Hospital for treatment.

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