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Police gun down three robbery suspects in city estate


Police on Thursday night shot and killed three suspected gangsters at Kwa Mbao in Kariobangi, Nairobi County.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the trio was part of a four-member gang that had been terrorising members of the public in Eastlands and were recently caught on CCTV robbing a shop in the area.

Police added that the armed suspects had been robbing locals and escaping using a boda boda.

Police recovered two pistols, several rounds of ammunition, spent cartridges and an unregistered motorcycle were recovered following the shootout.

One of the suspects, who survived the shootout, managed to escape and is being sought by police.

According to the DCI, the gangsters were also involved in other heinous crimes, including the death of a university student in Buruburu estate two months ago.

“Two months ago, a university student lost his life in Buruburu, Nairobi in the hands of gangsters,” they said.