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Deputy OCS shot dead by fellow officers in night fire exchange


Mystery surrounds an incident where a senior police officer was on Wednesday night shot dead in Riruta by his colleagues who were responding to distress call by residents.

Benson Indeche who was the Deputy OCS of Riruta Police Station was gunned at 3am.

He was accused of harassing boda-boda operators with a pistol.

One of the operators sent a distress call which was responded to by officers on patrol.

The officers arrived in two boda-bodas.

On asking the Deputy OCS to surrender, the inspector is said to have shot one of them on the wrist.

They responded and shot him five times.

He was rushed to Nairobi Women’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.