One police officer was arrested after assaulting his wife. The officer is reported to have attacked her using a a sharp object which he stabbed her head with, leaving her in a critical condition. The two are said to have been in an altercation which broke into a fight.
The officer who is attached at Kacheliba police station got home for his off duty after work and picked a quarrel with his wife. According to a police statement recorded by one villager, the officer who is a Police Commissioner in North Pokot Sub-county inflicted serious injuries on his wife.
Residents rushed to the scene and found her lying unconscious before she was rushed to Cheptais Sub-county hospital where she was admitted. The officer was arrested and taken to Lwakhakha police station as investigations are on to determine the truth of the matter.
The officer will e arraigned in court to respond to charges of assault.