1 killed, 11 arrested as police accost suspected gangsters in Kajiado


1 killed, 11 arrested as police accost suspected gangsters in Kajiado

In Summary

  • Four managed to escape during the 10pm incident.
  • The 16 gangsters were in a vehicle heading from Kitengela towards Kajiado when they came across a road block but refused to stop.
  • The police officers manning the road block then deployed spike strips against the vehicle and opened fire.

One person was shot dead and 11 others arrested after police accosted suspected gangsters near Umma University in Kajiado County.

Four managed to escape during the incident that occurred at around 10pm on Saturday evening.

The 16 gangsters were in a vehicle heading from Kitengela towards Kajiado when they came across a road block but refused to stop.

The police officers manning the road block then deployed spike strips against the vehicle and opened fire.

Confirming the incident, County Commissioner David Kipkemei said bhang and knives were found inside the vehicle.

The 11 arrested suspects were taken to Isinya Police Station and are set to be arraigned in court on Monday.

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