Police are looking for an Administration Police Constable (APC) after he killed his lover, also a police officer and escaped with her G3 rifle.
Walter Magumu attached to Kericho West sub-county picked a quarrel with Mercy Mwenje whom he had visited at at Yala Police Station.
He snatched her G3 rifle, shot her at close range, before escaping with the firearm.
Preliminary police findings show Magumu and the 27 seven-year-old woman were living together and had one son.
“The rifle has been recovered but the officer is still at large, ” The police report shows.
There has been skyrocketing cases of summary executions amongst police officers targeting either their bosses, colleagues or spouses.
In October last year, an officer attached to General Service Unit (GSU) elite Recce Squad shot dead his middle aged girlfriend before blowing his head off using the same official gun.
In July last year, Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet appointed a team of senior officers headed by Aggrey Adoli to investigate rampant cases of officers committing suicide and killing their colleagues.
However, Boinnet is yet to make the report public.