Rustlers kill 1 during spree
02 May 2013, 18:09
Armed cattle rustlers on Wednesday night shot dead a man who was pursuing 40 cows that the raiders had stolen from Muthengera in Nyahururu District.
Nyandarua North OCPD Benjamin Onsongo who confirmed the incident said the raiders had stolen the cattle from a prominent businessman in Nyahururu town and were heading to Baringo.
The man, whom the police said was working in the farm where the cattle were stolen, was in the company of police officers and was shot dead after the rustlers opened fire at the rescue group.
Police recovered 24 cows and the rustlers who the police suspect were divided into two groups escaped with bullet wounds.
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