Businessman, female employee shot dead near Kiganjo
15 January 2016, 12:38
Nyeri - A Nyeri businessman and his employee died after unknown gunmen sprayed his car with bullets Thursday night near Kiganjo Police College in Nyeri.
Peter Mwangi Muriu, 50, was killed alongside his new employee who had worked in his restaurant at Chaka Township for only one day.
Kieni East Deputy County Commissioner, James Chacha confirmed that the woman died on the spot while the man died on his way to hospital.
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Chacha said the Suzuki car was sprayed with more than 40 bullets on both sides during the 8pm incident by assailants who were on a motorbike.
He said the man was also a director at Gatunguru Tea Factory in Kangema, Murang’a County.
Their bodies were taken to Nyeri Referral Hospital mortuary.
Chacha said police have launched investigations into the matter.
The incident occurred just a day after a Jubilee politician escaped a gun attack near his home at Pembe Tatu Estate.
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