BY CORRESPONDENT,NYERI,5TH SEPT 2018-Police have shot dead three suspected thugs in Kanyagia village in Kieni West and an AK-47 rifle.
According to Central Regional Commissioner Wilson Njega , nine rounds of ammunition were recovered during the shootout.
During the operation, Njega said that six illegal pistols, a shotgun, two homemade guns, Ceska pistol and 2 AK 47s were found.
He stated that thugs wanted to commit a robbery in Nyeri Town but police received a tip-off from members of the public and they acted on time.
He has further urged those who wish to surrender to do so in any police station before they are caught by the police.So far Njega says 12 thugs have been gunned down while eight suspects have been arrested and arraigned in court since the operation to flash out thugs begun over a month ago.