Two thugs gunned down in Kileleshwa after trying to rob Nigerian


Two thugs gunned down in Kileleshwa after trying to rob Nigerian

Two suspected thugs were shot dead while two others escaped with severe injuries in Kileleshwa, Nairobi after a botched robbery attempt.

Taiwo Gbenga said he was walking along Makueni road in Kileleshwa at around 9pm when he was accosted by a gang of four in a white saloon car.

The four allegedly robbed him of his two mobile phones: an iPhone Max and a Samsung S8 Plus.

He further claims that they took his wallet, a wedding ring valued at Ksh. 25,000 and a wrist watch.

The commotion caught the attention of Special Crime Prevention Unit officers from Stapol in Kileleshwa who were manning the area.

The officers ordered the two to stop but they allegedly defied the order and a shooting spree ensued.

Several items were recovered from the scene including a motor vehicle (Toyota Axio), a fake pistol, two rifles, 2 mobile phones, a claw bar, 7 bunches of keys, a gunny bag and a wrist watch.

The bodies of the two suspect who were killed have been taken to City mortuary awaiting identification.

Police have also launch a manhunt for the two two thugs who escaped.

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