Deputy IG Mbugua’s Daughter Dies after Fatal Accident in Nairobi CBD

Deputy Inspector-General of Police Edward Mbugua

Deputy Inspector General of Police Edward Mbugua’s daughter passed away on Thursday, June 17, at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) after she was involved in a matatu accident.

Nelly Waithera, 25, was sandwiched along Murang’a Lane by two matatus.

The deceased was crossing the road from Tom Mboya street when the 8 am incident took place.

Eye witnesses said Waithera was crushed by a reversing matatu belonging to KMA Sacco against one (City Shuttle) that was parked along the busy street.

“The incident involved an Isuzu Minibus – KMO Sacco – and a City shuttle,” the police report read.

Waithera incurred critical head injuries. She was rushed to Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) where she succumbed to her injuries.

The body has since been moved to Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital mortuary, awaiting a postmortem.

Both vehicles are being held at Central Police Station awaiting inspection.

Police also questioned the drivers and recorded their statements before they were released.

Deputy Inspector-General of Police Edward Mbugua

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