Eight suspected robbers shot dead in Mukuru slums
20 April 2016, 10:04
Nairobi - Police in Nairobi shot dead eight suspected robbers in Industrial area Tuesday night and recovered an assortment of weapons.
It is alleged that the eight were on a robbery mission in Mukuru slums when police cornered them.
Five home-made guns and knives were recovered from them, The Star reports.
Cases of robbery have been on the increase in the city.
Last week, police killed three gangsters in Westlands as they tried to rob a bank.
Two of their accomplices escaped, with further reports indicating that police recovered a pistol from the dead robbers.
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