Kitui: Police officer on the run after slashing wife with Panga

A police officer from Kitui East is on the run after slashing his wife with a panga on the head.

The police officer attacked his wife at their house in Kitivo area, Kaliku location of Kitui County.

According to residents, the police officer has been having mental issues and has been a menace to them.

They said that before he attacked his wife he had caused a fracas at Kitivo Primary School making studies in the school stop for a while.

Now the residents have called on police officers to ensure that they arrest their colleague before he causes more harm to the residents.

“Today we have witnessed a shocking incident where a police officer slashed his wife with a panga on the head. The man has been having mental problems seems like he is in a depression because before the incident he went to a nearby Primary school and caused a disturbance. We do not know what is wrong with him,” said one of the residents.

The wife of the police officer was rushed to Kitui Referral hospital for treatment.

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