One thug killed in a botched robbery
29 March 2016, 14:59
Nakuru - One thug was shot and killed on the spot by police at Mawanga estate in Nakuru town after a botched house robbery.
Two of the gang robbers are said to have escaped with gun wounds following a fire shoots out with the local police on Monday night.
The robbers who were armed with guns and crude weapons attempted to break into one of the homesteads before police opened fire on them.
According to local residents who spoke with the media they said that the gang has been terrorizing them for the past one year.
Magdalene Kimunto, a resident thanked the police who laid an ambush on the three robbers.
“We are very happy because our police were able to respond on time after we informed them about the gang that has been terrorizing us,” she said.
The body of the killed robber was taken to Nakuru Level 5 mortuary.
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