Police in Meru have launched a manhunt for a prison warder who is alleged to be out on a mission to kill his wife.
Edwin Omuse stationed at Kangeta GK prisons was on Wednesday in the early mornings spotted around Kangeta business center with a G3 rifle hidden in a sack.
The said police officer had been issued with the G3 rifles loaded with twenty rounds of live ammunition in line with his duty.
According to police report, Omuse is alleged to have been heard saying that he was headed to Thika to kill his wife who allegedly defrauded him Ksh900,000 acquired from a bank loan.
The matter was reported by one, Benjamin Ndunda who informed the duty officer Caroline Wamboi about the rogue police officer via phone.
The police alongside other prison warders have since been dispatched to trace the officer.
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