Armed Robber Fatally Shot Dead With Police in Thika During a Night Chase
An armed thug was shot dead on Tuesday 15th night in Thika town and mobile phones suspected to have been stolen from innocent victims were recovered. This took place as police were intensifying a crackdown against criminals & criminal gangs.
According to the Police Report, the thug was part of a three-man gang attacking members of the public along Cascade Premier prison road. He was shot close to the jugular as he attempted to fend off the response by the gallant officers. His efforts came to naught when one of the officers opened fire in self-defense, sending the thug sprawling on the ground meters away.
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The deafening response sent the remaining machete-wielding duo who were also armed with a homemade firearm fleeing, prompting a chase that lasted a few minutes as the determined officers gave chase closely behind.