Motorcycle theft Suspect Kills self in a Police Cells

by Lawyer Wanz
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On Friday, November 19, a robbery suspect who was apprehended for stealing a motorcycle committed suicide. David Ondari Nyamweya, 24, killed himself at the Nyatieko Police Station.

He was nabbed for stealing a Honda motorcycle with the registration number KMFV 762G, valued at Ksh124,000. According to a report viewed by Mahakamani News, Nyamweya committed suicide while wearing a belt.

It was reported by Lucy Njeri Kimani and Emmanuel Koech both of this command that while on report office and cell duties respectively made a cell visit and upon checking on one prisoner David Ondari who was in custody they found out that he had committed suicide using a belt,” the report read in part.

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It further revealed that his body was hanging from the back of the cell. The duo then raised alarm and alerted their colleagues who also rushed to the scene.

Later, the scene of the crime was visited and documented by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Kitutu Central and other top officers were drawn from Kisii county.

The suspect had been booked into the Nyatieko Police station cell on Wednesday, November 17 and recorded under OB 11/17/11/2021 at 10:15 pm.

The body of the deceased was removed from the police cells and taken to the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital morgue awaiting postmortem.

The Independent Policing and Oversight Authority (IPOA) was told about the matter and will issue a statement on Monday over the incident.


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