Killer cop Caroline Kangogo: What know about her so far

Saturday, July 10th, 2021 11:16 |
Corporal Caroline Kangogo's death mystery. PHOTO: Courtesy.

Corporal Caroline Chemutai Kangogo has made headlines for four consecutive days even as detectives piece together information that can lead to her arrest.

Known for killing two people, John Ogweno on Tuesday, July 5 and Peter Ndwiga on Wednesday, July 6, corporal Kangogo has caused jitters among family, friends and members of the public who have been warned that she is armed and dangerous.

So much has been said about the killer cop regarding her family and career life even as calls for her immediate arrest intensifies.

Corporal Kangogo was born on January 10, 1987, in formally Keiyo district, Tambach division in now Elgeyo Marakwet County.

She is the firstborn in the family of Barnaba Kipkoech Korir (father) and Leah Jepkosgei Kangogo (mother).

The 34-year-old is married to a senior police officer identified as Richard Kipkirui Ngeno with whom they are blessed with two children, a boy and a girl, aged 11 and 8 years respectively.

She joined the National Police Service in 2008 and was admitted to Kenya Police College Kiganjo where she underwent her initial training before starting her official duties in 2009.

She went back to Kiganjo in 2014 for a corporal course that saw her promoted to the rank of corporal officer in 2015.

Police records indicate that she is a trained sharpshooter.

Kangogo has so far served in four police stations including P.T.C Mombasa, Kaloleni Police Station, K.P.C Kiganjo and Central Police Station in Nakuru where she has been serving since 2015.

She was attached to the anti-crime unit at Nakuru Central Station by the time she began her killing spree.

Corporal Kangogo deactivated all her social media accounts after going missing following her murder incidents.

Police believe she has the firearm assigned to Ongweno which had 15 bullets.

Police officers recovered one of her phones dumped in Nakuru after allegedly shooting dead Ogweno.

She was last spotted around Celvet Club in Kahawa Wendani on Wednesday, July 7.

Nakuru Police Commander Beatrice Karaguri said corporal Kangogo has been good at her work and there is nothing telling about her work that can be linked to her recent killing spree.

She revealed that none of Kangogo’s bosses has ever raised a disciplinary issue against her adding that their records show she was diligent in her duties.

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