In Summary
  • The officer shot Anne Wanjuhi five times before shooting himself twice.
  • Constable Njau had just known Anne for three months.
  • Anne wanted to end their relationship which seems to have upset Njau.

The police officer who on Saturday shot his girlfriend dead in a cyber café on Nairobi’s Tom Mboya Street before turning the gun on himself has died in hospital.

Constable Simon Njoroge Njau died at the Kenyatta National Hospital where he had been hospitalised since the incident.

The officer who served in the General Service Unit (GSU) shot Anne Wanjuhi five times before shooting himself twice in his throat.

He used his official Jericho pistol of serial number KP 40309165.

Witnesses told Daily Nation that the officer went into Web Link Cyber Café located at Braidwood House along Tom Mboya Street opposite the Nairobi Fire Station and found Anne attending to a client.

“He wanted to talk to her about their relationship because she had wanted to break up with him over the past two weeks,” a witness said.

Anne was running her sister’s cyber business.

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