rutoAn Administration Police Officer attached to Deputy President William Ruto on Monday evening was admitted to hospital after he shot himself.

Sergeant Kipyegon Kemei is said to have shot himself in the leg as he was leaving his Buruburu home for work.

Mr Kemei reportedly holstered a pistol to his waist forgetting it had been cocked. He accidentally pulled the trigger shooting himself in the leg.

He was rushed to an undisclosed hospital in Nairobi for treatment. He was in stable condition at the time of this publication.