Mombasa,KENYA: Changamwe police boss Stephene Cheteka is dead.
According to reports, Cheteka died at the Mombasa hospital while being attended to after falling ill.
Reliable sources told Baraka FM the Officer Commanding Police Division -OCPD was suffering from high blood pressure.
He collapsed in office at around 1 pm and was rushed to Mombasa hospital where he passed on.
The OCPD wa being attended to at the intensive care unit ICU.
Mombasa County police commander Peterson Maello confirmed the demise of the police boss saying he died shortly on arrival at Mombasa hospital.
Maello said an officer had gone to say hi to the OCPD when he found him unconscious.
“It’s true he was at his office as usual. The DCIO went to greet him but found him unconscious and that is when he called the other officers who rushed to Mombasa hospital but died in ICU while being attended to’ he said.
The county police commander also confirmed that Mr Cheteka had a history of blood pressure.
The deceased was posted to Changamwe in July after the transfer of Joseph Muthee.