Police on Tuesday morning shot dead two suspected thugs who have been terrorizing residents of Kayole estate in Nairobi.
The duo was part of a group of four people who were attacking people on their way to work.
According to the police report, police officers on patrol had received information about thieves who were robbing and waylaying victims during the morning rush hour.
The officers rushed to the scene and challenged the suspected thugs to surrender. Still, they defied the order, forcing the police to open fire.
Two other suspects managed to escape, and a manhunt for them was launched.
The bodies of the deceased were transferred to the mortuary.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.