Police gun down 3 suspected thugs in Nairobi
28 August 2015, 11:22
Nairobi - Residents of Dandora area in Nairobi County are celebrating after Police gunned down three suspected thugs.
The three were gunned down early Friday in the area, with residents saying that they had been living in fear for several months.
They were shot dead along the area's Phase 5 after trying to escape from police who had been trailing them from Phase 4 of the estate.
They were shot dead at around 3 AM in the morning.
" The thugs have been robbing area residents but their time has come," a police officer who spoke to News24 but did not want to be named said.
Buruburu OCPD Richard Kerich said that the area had been prone to attacks and that police had increased patrols.
" We have increased patrols in the area," he said.
Residents who spoke to News24 were happy at the death if the thugs.
" Their 40th day has come. We are happy. They have been a thorn in our flesh for the last 6 months," a lady called Mama Njeri said.
The thugs' bodies were taken to the Nairobi City mortuary.
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