Police kill three suspected gangsters after dramatic chase in Murang’a

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BY CORRESPONDENT,MURANGA, 28TH OCT 2017-Three gangsters  were on Saturday  gunned down  by police  in a rental house in Kenol, Murang’a  county after a five-hour shootout.Three have  also been  found with firearms  belonging to the Kenya Police Service. The firearms include an AK 47  and two pistols.The gang is  believed to be behind the murder of two police officer attached to kayole police station in Nairobi on Saturday Morning.

Their  killlings happened  after  police battled the gunmen  for close to 5 hours with gunshots being heard metres away from the building in which the suspected criminals are holed up.

Officers trailed the gang to the rental building on Saturday morning after a robbery in the capital Nairobi.

When the gang realised the officers had entered the building at around 9am, they begun shooting ,with Some  tenants scampering  for safety as police evacuated others as they prepared to take on the shooters.

The gun fight attracted a huge crowd, including Murang’a leaders.

Muranga County criminal investigations chief Julius Rutere said officers from Flying Squad and Recce Squad had reinforced the team on the ground.

A family which had been held hostage by the gangsters were unharmed during the incident.

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