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ODM youth leader shot dead as crime wave soars

Two people, including a youth leader for ODM, were shot dead by suspected gangsters in separate incidents on Tuesday night in Nairobi.

According to Kayole OCPD Ali Nuno, the politician who is affiliated to ODM, Mr Stephen Odongo Mukabana, 42, shot dead by thugs at his gate at Alpha Court in Chokaa, Ruai.

The deceased was confronted by six men, one armed with a pistol, who shot him on the head and stomach.

The attackers then stole an unknown amount of cash and a cellphone from hims but left his Toyota Prado at the scene of crime.

Police have managed to arrest some suspects who are being held for questioning.

SHOOTING AND ROBBERY

The gang that shot dead Mr Mukabana are suspected to be the same one that had earlier on committed robbery in Kayole’s Mihang’o area where they shot and critically injured a man and also robbed a businessman of Sh12,000.

Police said that the gang waylaid Mr Simon Nganga while he was delivering some electronic goods to Mr Joseph Mutahi before shooting a certain Mr David Ouma, 45, on the head. The victim is admitted at the Mama Lucy Hospital.

During the incident, the gang took off with cash, mobile phones and ID cards. From there, they proceeded to Chokaa where they killed the politician.

In another incident in Zimmerman, a businessman was shot dead at the gate of his employee. Ms Frozy Kawira told the police that her employer, Mr John Waweru, was dropping her home at around 11pm when they were confronted at the gate by four armed men who shot him on the chest.

Mr Waweru was rushed to Neema Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.