Cases of police officers killing spouses have been on the rise across the nation for the longest time now.
In Tharaka Nithi County, a police officer by the name Collins Wafula shot his girlfriend, Grace Opiyo also a female cop after a heated quarrel over infidelity issues.
The deceased was shot at her thigh and died on arrival after she was rushed to hospital when she was found.
Collins Wafula was stationed at Marimanti Police station same as the deceased and the two had been living together for a while now before that fateful day.
Police chief confirmed to the journalists that Wafula was arrested immediately and is expected to be sent to court as investigations continue.