Security Guard Shot Dead By Senior Police Officer
Officers from Director of Criminal Investigations yesterday arrested a Senior Superintendent of Police at Red Square in Kayole accused of shooting and killing a security guard.
The security by the name Lapaja Topiwa was shot twice, on the chest and on the other on the lower rib.
According to a police report, the SSP and SCCIO Embakasi Simon Mwongela was dropped at the hotel by a friend who is known to the staff and ordered them to offer him accommodation.
Mwongela then entered and sat on a Sofa at the lounge and when asked to be assisted to check in, he refused.
The reports state that he immediately took a nap and woke up forcing the hotel staff to tell him the whereabouts of car.
The staffs explained to him that he was dropped off by a friend to which the officer refused to understand and removed his firearms threatening to shoot.
According to the report staff members tried to calm him down but he refused, cocked his firearm and pushed them out through the rear grill door.
“Upon sensing danger, the staff then retreated back and closed from inside and hid themselves in hotel rooms. Immediately they heard gunshots rent the air forcing them to call police,” reads the police report.
Two spent cartridges of 9mm were recovered by police.