The remains Bondo Sub County Police Commander Antony Wafula were on Thursday interred at Sinoko area in Likuyani Sub County.
Wafula is reported to have succumbed to coronavirus while undergoing treatment at the Bondo County Hospital.
However, the family members led by the mother Lydiah Maasai, James Sirengo, brother, and Doris Juma, the widow expressed reservations on the cause of death and appealed to the relevant authorities to carry out further investigations to establish the truth.
They said the officer was a pillar of the family and his untimely demise is a big blow to his dependents.
Siaya County Police Commander (CPC) Francis Kooli, who attended the burial service said they have lost a diligent officer who had put duty above everything else.
Kooli said they have started investigation in collaboration with the Ministry of Health personnel to clear the reservations surrounding his death.
The CPC appealed to the family to give the investigators a chance and to stop speculating about the officer’s death.
By Sammy Mwibanda