× Digital News Videos Health & Science Opinion Education Columnists Lifestyle Cartoons Moi Cabinets Kibaki Cabinets Arts & Culture Podcasts E-Paper Tributes Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×
Watch The Tokyo Olympics 2020 live online

John Ogweno's body moved from Nakuru to rural home ahead of burial

NATIONAL
By Kennedy Gachuhi | July 22nd 2021

Constable John Ogweno was allegedly shot dead by Caroline Kangogo. [Courtesy]

The body of Police Constable John Ogweno, who is believed to have been killed by a female colleague three weeks ago, was Thursday taken to his rural home in Sengre village in Rachuonyo East, Homa Bay County.

Constable Ogweno died as a result of bullet injury on his head after he was allegedly shot by his lover Caroline Kangogo, who fled and later shot herself.

Family, friends and other police officers had earlier converged at PNN Funeral Home in Nakuru to view the body.

John Ogweno. [Courtesy]

Tears flowed freely at Kasarani Police Line where the body was first taken for a viewing session by his colleagues and family.

Also present were Ogweno's first wife Juliet Aliero who lives in Sengre village and his second wife, Sweetney Audrey Chelangat, who lives in Nyagacho, Kericho County.

Police Regional Chaplain Daniel Kebo indicated Ogweno's body was to be taken to his Nyagacho home first.

"He previously worked there and has family there too. His Kericho colleagues will have an opportunity to view the body," said Kebo.

John Ogweno's car. [Courtesy]

As the viewing continued at Kasarani Police Line, the family of Corporal Kangogo was at the house she shared with Ogweno moving out her belongings.

Ogweno's father Edward Ouru mourned the death of his son, terming it untimely and a blow to the family.

"He was at his prime, beginning to establish his life but it is unfortunate we had to lose him this way. He had a promising future that has been cut short," said Ouru.

Ogweno's sister Eunice Ouru called on the government to assist the young families that have been left without a breadwinner.

Share this story
MCAs summon executive over delay in responding to petitions
The MCAs said action should be taken against those who fail to respect House resolutions.
Marsabit leaders craft path for elusive peace after months of talks
Leaders from Marsabit County have developed a road map and implementation plan for lasting peace in the region.

.
RECOMMENDED NEWS

Feedback