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Speaker Muturi’s bodyguard shot dead by colleague

A bodyguard of the National Assembly Speaker, Justin Muturi, was on Saturday morning shot dead by his colleague at the speaker’s home in Nairobi.

Gigiri OCPD, Vitalis Otieno, while confirming the incident, said that the speaker and his family was not home when the officer took the life of his colleague.

Senior police officers who visited Muturi’s Thigiri Ridge house said there were signs of a scuffle between the two officers but it was unclear what caused the fatal fight.

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Otieno said they will interrogate the officer who was arrested to help with investigations into the incident.

An early examination on the body of the deceased revealed that the officer was shot three times on the chest.

Neighbours said they first heard shouting and commotion in the compound followed by the shooting.

The body was moved to City Mortuary while the suspect was arrested and he is in custody for further questioning.