Kangundo: Emotions high as Police officer who died in Garissa land mine is buried

A somber mood engulfed Masewani village, Kangundo as Joshua Mutua a police officer who was based in Daadab was laid to rest.

Joshua Mutua died in December last year after a vehicle they were traveling in stepped on a land mine at Garrisa.

His colleagues who had attended the burial heaped praises on the deceased saying that till his last breath, he worked diligently and was a gallant soldier.

“Joshua was posted to Narok County and thereafter posted to Dadaab police station in Garissa county where he served until he met his untimely demise. He was a highly dedicated officer and interacted very well with fellow colleagues who created lasting relationships, “One of his colleagues said during the burial.

“The late Joshua met his death on 24th February 2023 while on escort duties between two shopping centers in Garrisa town where the vehicle they were using was hit by a suspected Improvised explosive device and he succumbed to death,” he added.

Addressing the press after the burial Kangundo Subcounty Deputy Police Commander Michael Isinga said that incident caused the lives of three police officers including Joshua Mutua.

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