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Prison warder killed while partying in colleague’s house


A prison warder was on Wednesday night murdered after differences emerged in a colleague’s house where they were partying in Ruiru, Kiambu County.

Nairobi News has established that five officers and one civilian had locked themselves inside a house that is located opposite Ruiru Prisons College when they differed leading to the death of Manasseh Kuria Wamalwa of staff number 42255/2015140586.

Police say that Mr Wamalwa was stabbed twice on his back while inside the house that belongs to Samuel Khaemba who is attached to Ruiru Prisons.

“He was found lying in a pool of blood with two stab wounds on his back outside the said house. The alleged house belonging to Samuel Khaemba attached to Ruiru Prisons College was found deserted and he is still at large,” a police report filed under OB number 96/29/4/2020 read in part.

Officers who were nabbed in connection with the incident include Alex Kaviti of police number 34934, Mr Simon Wafula of police number 42214 and Mr Alvin Kipchumba of police number 44915. They are assisting detectives based at Ruiru Police Station with investigations.

The body of the deceased was taken to Kenyatta University Morgue awaiting autopsy.

The incident comes barely two months after Prison Police boss Wycliffe Ogalo warned prison warders against being rogue.