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Police gun down suspected thugs in Umoja

Police gunned down four suspected thugs in Umoja on Thursday afternoon and recovered two pistols and 13 rounds of ammunition.

The suspects were on a mission to rob a business premises located along Manyanja Road, according to the Nairobi Deputy County Commander Moses Ombati.

“The officers got information and ambushed the four men. They followed them and when they realized that they were being followed, they started firing at the officers prompting the officers to fire back at them,” Mr Ombati said.

Mr Ombati said all the suspects were gunned down while riding in a white Toyota Allion.

Two pistols – a Ceska and a Glock loaded with 13 bullets – were recovered after the incidence. The bodies of the four suspects were taken to the City Mortuary