A police woman in Kisumu county has been arrested after shooting her husband for giving their house help lunch money without consulting her.
The officer, Maureen Awuor accused her husband of giving their househelp Ksh.50 for lunch without first consulting her. The confrontation turned tragic when she drew her firearm and shot him.
Confirming the incident, Kisumu East sub-county Police Commander Mwenda Musyimi said Constable Awuor, who is stationed at Kasagam Police Station, shot the man twice; on the right side of the head and ear.
According to reports, Ms. Awuor returned to their home in Nyalenda estate at night and found the husband watching television, she then cocked her AK47 rifle, threatening to take her own life as well after shooting her spouse.
Neighbors who were alerted by the gun shots attempted to intervene but she again fired her gun before fleeing back to the police station to return the firearm.
The man was rushed to the Kisumu County Referral hospital where he was treated and is now in stable condition.