Officer shot the 25-year-old mugoka seller before turning gun on himself
In what has become a too familiar story, a senior police officer in Likoni, Mombasa County killed himself after shooting dead his lover and a bar attendant.
According to witness account, Likoni Police Station Deputy OCS Joab Omondi shot and killed Peninah Kaimenyi, a 'mugoka' vender at Lovely Bar before turning the gun on himself.
The shooting incident was reported at Soko Mjinga in Mtongwe location about three kilometres north of his station.
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Police say they rushed to the scene and established that the deputy OCS shot the said lady in the head, before shooting himself in the head.
They added that 25-year-old woman was rushed to Coast General Hospital for treatment where she succumbed to bullet wound injuries.
The officer’s firearm, a Ceska pistol was recovered with 11 rounds of 9mm ammunition at the scene.
The two bodies were taken to Coast General hospital mortuary.