Kenyan police officer commits suicide within police lines

Kenyan detectives have launched an investigation to establish what might have triggered a police officer to take away his life.

Charles Maina Wachira,42, committed suicide within Cianda Police Patrol Base on Monday morning under a mysterious circumstance.

The deceased’s body was found hanging from ventilation in his house within the Cianda Police Patrol Baseline using a bag carrier belt.

Preliminary investigations show that there were no visible injuries on his body.

The body was transferred to a nearby morgue awaiting autopsy.

Elsewhere, a form four student committed suicide on the same day in Tulwet village, Kenya’s Rift Valley.

The lifeless body of the 20-year-old student was found dangling in his house by his parents.

He was expected to report back to school on the same day after the half-term break.

In a suicide note, the deceased indicated he was battling depression.

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