Ann Maina : “Nakuru Police Officer Shoots Barmaid Dead, Injures 3 Patrons in Ksh 16k Bill Fight”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Nakuru County Police Officer Arrested for Fatally Shooting Barmaid and Injuring Three Others in a Fight over KSh 16,000 Bill

Nakuru, Kenya – A police officer based at Nakuru Central Police Station has been arrested for allegedly shooting dead a barmaid and injuring three other people during a heated argument over a KSh 16,000 bill. The incident took place at Vega Club in Nakuru county in the early hours of Wednesday, December 12.

According to the police report, Constable Nicholas Musau got into a quarrel with the barmaid, identified as Ann Maina, after he refused to clear his outstanding bill for the drinks he had consumed. The argument escalated, leading to a physical altercation. In a fit of rage, Musau opened fire, fatally injuring Maina and leaving three others with gunshot wounds. The injured victims were rushed to Nakuru Level 5 Hospital, where they are currently receiving medical treatment.

The suspect fled the scene after the shooting but was later apprehended and locked up at Kaptebwa Police Station. Police recovered a pistol with two rounds of ammunition and six spent cartridges during the arrest. The motive behind the officer’s actions is still under investigation.

The tragic incident has sparked outrage within the community, with residents calling for justice to be served. The shooting highlights the need for better conflict resolution strategies within the police force, as well as stricter firearm regulations to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future.

In the aftermath of the incident, doctors have revealed that one of the injured women underwent surgery, while the male victims are in stable condition. The community is rallying together to support the victims and their families during this difficult time.

As the investigation continues, it is crucial for authorities to ensure that the officer responsible is held accountable for his actions. The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of responsible gun ownership and the need for officers to uphold the law and protect civilians instead of causing harm.

More updates on the case will be provided as the investigation unfolds.

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