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Angry Civilian Beats Police Officer To Death After Argument Over Old Phone

Angry Civilian Beats Police Officer To Death After Argument Over Old Phone

A police constable identified as Lomwatum Jushua Bruce attached to Nairobi’s Parklands station has lost his life following a fight with an angry civilian.

According to the police, Lomwatum was allegedly attacked by an angry civilian Rasta man only identified as Willy at Ngara shopping centre.

The deceased had visited Rasta’s electronics shop on Tuesday 17th November at around 5pm. They failed to agree and ended up in a bitter fight.

Rasta’s neighbor, Mungenyi Karanja Audrey, who tipped off the authorities said in a statement that he heard the police officer and the suspect quarrelling over an old office phone which was available for sale.

During an argument, Rasta allegedly punched the police officer’s head and suddenly fell down.

The angry civilian who later disappeared after the incidence, was reported to have stepped the deceased’s stomach. Lomwatum was pronounced dead after the arrival of the detectives.

The deceased’s body was taken to Kenyatta University Morgue for postmortem as investigations are ongoing.

In similar news previously reported by NEWSLEXPOINT.com, residents of  Kijumba cell in Hoima District were left in great shock after a woman whose names were withheld, hacked her boyfriend to death after she allegedly found him taking antiretroviral drugs (ARVs).

According to police, the 35 year old Tumusiime Emmanuel was killed on Wednesday at around 6pm at his home located in Kijumba cell in Hoima District.

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