Top ranking police officer collapses at home, rushed to hospital

A high ranking police officer on Thursday night, August 25 collapsed at his home in Nairobi.

He was immediately taken to a high-end private hospital for treatment.

The Standard understands that he was admitted to the high dependency unit (HDU).

The HDU is a specialist ward providing intensive care (treatment and monitoring) for critically ill people.

A relative of the senior police officer who spoke to The Standard in confidence said the patient was responding well to treatment.

Due to legal and ethical reasons, we won't publish the officer's identity.