Wanted City Thug Shot Dead In Mathare

Wanted City Thug Shot Dead In Mathare

Wanted City Thug Shot Dead In Mathare

An armed and dangerous thug allegedly responsible for a series of robberies in Nairobi’s Eastlands area has been shot dead in Mathare’s Mlango Kubwa area.

The incident happened after a fierce exchange of fire with police.

The thug, only known as Vinnie was shot dead after he walked into a trap laid by detectives based at DCI Starehe.

According to the sleuths, they laid a trap for Vinnie who was headed for his night escapades and immediately after he was ordered to stop, he defied the ultimatum, reached for his firearm, and began shooting indiscriminately as he attempted to escape.

Wanted City Thug Shot Dead In Mathare

The DCI says that Vinnie who was on their radar for the past few months had violently snatched a motorbike from a boda boda rider and robbed him.

He was also part of an upcoming gang responsible for armed robberies within the Pangani, Mathare, Eastleigh, and Huruma areas.

A retay falcon pistol loaded with two rounds of 9mm calibre and five spent cartridges were recovered following the shootout.

Meanwhile, the thug’s body is lying at the City mortuary awaiting identification and collection.


Felicity Gitonga
Felicity Gitonga is the founder of Africa Business News. abn, freelance writer, journalist, and author with a passion for telling stories.

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