Friday, May 8, 2020 – A 32 year old man who was arrested for impersonating a policeman and terrorizing people committed suicide inside a police cell on Thursday.
The deceased, who has been identified as Henry Wachira Njuguna alias Machua, is said to have taken his life inside Rumuruti Police Station in Laikipia County.
According to a police report, his body was hanging with a strap removed from his jacket tied around his neck and the other end tied at the door ventilation grills.
Njuguna was arrested on Wednesday at around 11pm by the area chief, who was in the company of police officers, after locals accused him of terrorizing them while claiming to be a police officer.
The deceased suspect also appeared to be drunk and disorderly during the time of arrest according to the report.
His body was taken to Nyahururu Level 5 Hospital mortuary awaiting a postmortem.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.