A Kenya Police Service officer on Saturday night shot dead a female colleague at Marimanti Police Station in Tharaka-Nithi County.
Constable Collins Wafula shot Corporal Grace Opiyo after a brief argument at the station around 10pm.
Tharaka South sub-county OCPD Dominic Mukoma told the Nation that the deceased was shot on the thigh and pronounced dead on arrival at Gatunga Mission Hospital.
“She found the the officer at the reporting office and after a brief argument on what appeared to be domestic quarrel, he picked his fire arm and shot her on the right thigh. The two are believed to be lovers,” said Mr Mukoma
He said according to doctors, the deceased succumbed to the injuries because of excess bleeding.