The Directorate of Legal Investigations (DCI) have launched investigations into an incident wherein a person in Kisumu on Friday morning snatched a pistol from a visitors police officer and shot lifeless two folks on the Kisumu Bus Park.
The officer was shot within the pelvic within the taking pictures spree which occurred at round 8.20am leaving 5 different folks with severe accidents.
DCI in an announcement mentioned that the visitors police was controlling visitors on the BP roundabout close to Kisumu Boys Excessive College when he was accosted by the shooter who was sporting a balaclava on his head, with solely his eyes seen and gloves on each arms.
They described the taking pictures, as a “jiffy of terror”.
“The assailant, who was allegedly wearing a balaclava solely revealing his eyes had attacked the officer from behind pushing him on the tarmac,” the assertion learn partially.
Upon a search of his physique, three nationwide identification bearing totally different names have been recovered from him Glen Ochieng believed to be his.
Others have been Joseph Otieno Masaka of ID quantity 30907236 and Joseph Odeny Mutula.
Kisumu City Chief Willis Onyona, mentioned that from the appears of issues, the suspect is an individual who knew methods to deal with a firearm as a result of he even had his gloves on to hide his fingerprints.
“With the firearm, a semi-automatic Ceska Pistol in his arms the assailant managed to upholster the firearm from the officer’s waist, chambered a cartridge and shot him,” DCI mentioned.
After his motion, two males lay lifeless and 5 others together with a lady have been writhing in ache on the bottom with severe accidents.
The injured have been rushed to Kisumu County Referral Hospital, one in all them in important situation, with the officer preventing for his life on the Agha Khan Hospital in Kisumu.
One officer connected to the bus park pursued him up and grabbed him and with the assistance of the members of the general public he was subdued and a Ceska pistol with no rounds of ammunition recovered from him as he had expended all.
The person was later lynched by a mob.