Sonko's bodyguard shot dead as wife watches in Nairobi
06 March 2016, 17:14
Nairobi - Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko's bodyguard was shot dead by gunmen as his wife watched in a puzzling incident in Nairobi.
Bakari Tsuma, a Policeman attached to the Senator was shot in the face by unknown gunmen as he walked with his wife in Santon Estate Kasarani Saturday night.
He died on arrival in hospital.
His gun was taken away by the gunmen who did not harm his wife.
The two had been walking home after a night out eating.
Nairobi Police boss Japheth Koome confirmed the incident.
" The incident took place just after 9 PM. It is very unfortunate. We are still investigating to find out the motive of the shooting," he told News24.
The Senator was shocked by the killing and asked that Police find the culprits.
" He was a very good man and will be missed. Condolences to his family. This is a big blow to all of us," he added.
Koome said that Police are already in motion and that they will soon catch-up with the killers.
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