Kenyan ‘rogue’ policeman kills six in rampage, police say

The officer very first shot and eliminated his spouse at their house prior to triggering with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another 4 individuals, the Directorate of Wrongdoer Investigations stated on Twitter.

Francis Wahome, the officer in charge of Nairobi’s Dagoretti location, stated another 2 individuals had actually been injured in the occurrence. He decreased to discuss what triggered the shooting.

“The investigations are a secret. We cannot divulge, as it involves many things,” he informed press reporters.

“Until now, we never had any concerns about the officer’s behavior. He had been going for duty properly, and had never been involved in an incident like this.”

3 of the guys who were eliminated were mourners who had actually simply gone to preparations for a funeral service, the DCI stated.

Dagoretti resident Lameck Alaka stated that prior to the shooting began, a cars and truck he thought come from the authorities drove previous them and picked up about 20 minutes.

“Then he got out … He came out with an AK-47, cocked it and started firing at us where we were with the boda boda (motorcycle) riders,” he stated.

Alaka stated later on other bike riders came going to him stating the officer had actually eliminated 2 other guys.

“They said the shooter wasn’t speaking; he was just shooting, and we know it is a police officer,” he stated.

Angry homeowners near where the occurrence happened later on set fire to tires on a roadway in a demonstration versus the violence, a Reuters reporter stated.

This story has actually been upgraded with brand-new details.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.