An NIS officer in Lunga Lunga, Kwale, has succumbed to bullet injuries after he was allegedly shot by Navy officers.
Erastus Mwakisha is said to have been mistaken for a terrorist by the Navy soldiers.
They shot him three times in the abdomen at Shimoni on May 22.
Sources said patrolling officers saw a group of youth passing by, but fled when the officers fired to disperse them.
They had information that non-local youth had bene spotted near their base.
“The NIS officer was caught in the line of fire,” Shimoni OCS Abdullah Tato said.