Seven armed gangsters gunned down at Rukanga, Kirinyaga
Police on Tuesday gunned down seven suspected gangsters at Rukanga near Makutano on the Sagana-Karatina road in Kirinyaga County.
Kirinyaga County Police Commander David Kirui said the seven armed suspects were planning to commit a robbery when the police, acting on a tip off, tried to stop the robbers who then started shooting at them.
The police boss said they recovered recovered three riffles, one home-made gun, 11 rounds of ammunition, nine mobile phones and 75 rolls of bhang.
Police said one of the suspects has since been identified and will soon release the identity of the remaining six after DNA tests are completed.
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