A senior police officer, attached to Likoni Police station, Mtongwe location in Mombasa County is reported to have shot himself in the head after allegedly shooting dead his girlfriend at an entertainment joint.
The officer, Deputy OCS Joab Omondi is said to have picked a quarrel with one Peninah Kaimenyi who is also a bar attendant at Lovely bar in Mtongwe on Thursday night. According to reports, the officer shot the woman on the head before turning the gun on to himself in the head.
The victim was rushed to Coast General hospital for treatment where she succumbed to bullet wound injuries.
The firearm Ceska pistol S/No.G5969 was recovered with 11 rounds of ammunition.
Their bodies were moved to Coast General hospital mortuary as the motive of the shooting is yet to be established.
More to follow.
By Otwori Derrick.