Detectives in Malindi are investigating the circumstances under which a private licensed firearm holder shot his wife to the head while allegedly cleaning his gun without following the necessary precaution measures.
According to police sources, Omar Sharif Mohammed shot his fiancée Swalha Abdurahaman Salim aged 30 years on November 1, 2020 at 1427hours while taking at Mtangani suburbs within Malindi.
However, she miraculously and out of danger after doctors successfully removed the bullet lodged in her head.
Investigators have since seized the firearm, a Revolver Pistol and confiscated his firearm certificate pending investigations.
By yesterday, officers attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) were conducting ballistic analysis of the firearm.
They are also keen to establish the motive behind the shooting.