Mother, daughter shot dead outside their gate in Machakos


Mother, daughter shot dead outside their gate in Machakos

In Summary

  • The duo was shot dead outside their homestead at Kambi estate by unknown gunmen.
  • Confirming the incident, Athi River sub-county police boss Samuel Mukuusi said the assailants waylaid the Mlolongo-based businesswoman at the gate as her mother was opening the door for her.

Police officers in Machakos County have launched investigations into the murder of a businesswoman and her mother in Katani.

The duo was shot dead outside their homestead at Kambi estate by unknown gunmen.

Confirming the incident, Athi River sub-county police boss Samuel Mukuusi said the assailants waylaid the Mlolongo-based businesswoman outside the home as her mother was opening the gate for her.

According to Mr. Mukuusi, the gangsters shot the mother first before turning the gun on the businesswoman and shooting her dead as well.

The woman’s husband was also reportedly shot and injured during the ensuing fracas and is presently recuperating at the Shalom Community Hospital.

Bodies of the deceased have since also been moved to the same hospital’s mortuary and no arrests have been made so far.

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