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Senior Police Boss Succumbs to Accident in Nairobi CBD

A police officer attached to the Gigiri police station has lost his life in a Saturday morning accident along the Uhuru Highway.

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IG Koome issuing media presser
Barely hours after police IG Hon Japheth Koome urged drivers to be careful on roads and vowed to collaborate with police to arrest anybody who will be caught violating traffic rules, media reports have revealed that another police officer attached to the Gigiri police station lost his life in a tragic accident along the Uhuru Highway on a Saturday morning.
Shadrack Otieno Genga was heading to Mlolongo from the City Centre direction when the self-involved accident occurred. The incident has left the local community in shock and mourning.
According to a police report filed at the Industrial area police station, Officer Genga lost control of his vehicle while navigating the road. As a result, his car veered off the road and into a roundabout, causing the vehicle to overturn. Tragically, the officer was thrown from the vehicle and landed on the tarmac road, where he sustained severe head injuries that ultimately led to his untimely death.
Police car involved in road accident

Police car involved in road accident

The scene of the accident was quickly visited by police officers, who took immediate action to secure the area and investigate the cause of the accident. Officer Genga’s body was moved to Chiromo Mortuary, where it awaits a postmortem examination.
The tragic loss of Officer Genga has left his colleagues, friends, and family members in mourning. The Gigiri police station, where he was stationed, has expressed its deepest condolences to his loved ones and has vowed to provide them with support during this difficult time.
The local community has also come together to mourn the loss of Officer Genga, with many expressing their sadness and shock at the sudden and tragic nature of his death. A memorial service is expected to be held in his honor, where friends and family will have the opportunity to pay their respects and share memories of the fallen officer.
As investigations into the accident continue, authorities are urging drivers to exercise caution on the roads and to adhere to all traffic laws and regulations. This tragic incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of road safety and the potentially devastating consequences of reckless driving.

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