In Summary
  • Kamukunji sub-county police boss Adamson Bungei could not name the officer since his next of kin had not been informed.
  • Mr Bungei decried the increasing cases of deaths, saying that there are better ways of solving disputes.

An Administration Police officer attached to Nairobi’s Umoja II post on Sunday shot himself dead under unclear circumstances.

The male officer’s body was discovered by his fellow officers at around 7am when they went to his house to inquire why he had not reported to work.


Kamukunji sub-county Police Commander Adamson Bungei confirmed the death of the officer, whom he could not name since his next of kin had not been informed.

He said that the incident happened at around 7am at the Umoja II AP camp.  

“The incident occurred at around 7am but we cannot reveal the name of the officer now because the next of kin has not been informed of the death,” said Mr Bungei on Sunday. Mr Bungei said investigations have commenced.


“Investigations have commenced, we are piecing together everything that happened within the vicinity to help us unravel the mystery behind the death,” he said.

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