A police officer committed suicide on Saturday evening in Othaya, Nyeri County following a disagreement with his wife.
Police constable John Ngatia Maina, who was based at Mpeketoni police station in Lamu County, hanged himself with a scarf in their house at Konyu village in Nyeri.
According to a police report on the incident, the deceased, who was on interdiction, had a brief argument with his wife before he locked himself in his house where he killed himself.
“Family members tried to intervene on the matter but the deceased locked himself inside before hanging himself,” indicates the police report.
The body of the deceased officer was moved to the Mukurweini Sub-county Hospital mortuary.
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