Thirty two year old officer Jacob Masha committed suicide in Mombasa.

Jacob shot himself through the chin with a G3 rifle yesterday a few minutes to 8pm. The incident was reported by Francis Mngola who heard the shot. The OCS and other officers at Makupa police station rushed to the scene.

Finding a locked door, they had to force their way in. The deceased was lying in a pool of blood.

The cause is yet to be established as no suicide note was left behind. Investigations are underway as the body was taken to Coast General Hospital mortuary.