Two robbery suspects shot dead by police in Nairobi CBD
04 December 2014, 09:22
Nairobi - Two robbery suspects have been shot dead by police in Nairobi's Central Business District.
The two suspects were gunned down by police near the Nation Center in Nairobi's Kimathi Street Thursday morning after they were followed by police for an extended period.
It is understood that two others are also being followed by police at the moment.
The two died instantly just outside the Guardian Trust Bank at around 8.33 AM local time after police shot them. According to police on the ground, they had been tailed all the way from Kayole.
Their motive was yet to be known but it is understood that they were seeking out early morning bank customers.
A firearm was recovered from the suspects.
The incident highlights the growing number of similar cases in the country, with the government and security agencies under pressure to curb the rising number of cases in the country.
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