Watchman killed protecting 3 women from robber in Nairobi
12 November 2015, 15:17
Nairobi - A watchman was killed after being shot by armed thugs while attempting to protect three girls from a robbery attempt Wednesday night.
The watchman was killed near the University of Nairobi Parklands Campus after he tried to stop them from robbing the three girls who were attempting to enter their hostel.
The thugs fled in a motorcycle after the incident.
" The thugs fled on a motorcycle after shooting the guard fatally. He was rushed to the nearby Avenue Health Centre but died on arrival," Gigiri OCPD Philip Kandie told News24.
The incident left the three girls shaken but uninjured.
Nairobi police boss Japheth Koome has decried the increasing number of thugs using motorcycles to commit crimes.
" They have increased and we are trying our best to catch up with such," he stated.
The body was taken to the City Mortuary.
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