Four security guards killed during market raid in Siaya county

Four security guards killed during market raid in Siaya county

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,23RD AUG,2021-Grief has engulfed Siranga area in Siaya county after four security guards were killed by suspected criminals.

The four watchmen were murdered by thugs who invaded Siranga market on Sunday night.

Police said the thugs also stole property of unknown value from various shops within the trading centre.

Siaya county police commander Michael Muchiri confirmed the attack adding that Investigations had been launched into the incident.

The county police boss told the Star that a security team, led by Siaya county criminal Investigations officer has been dispatched to the scene to establish what exactly happened.

Tension is building at the market following the attack.

Residents on Monday morning stopped the police from taking the bodies of the victims to the mortuary, accusing the security officers based at the nearby Siranga Police Station of laxity.

The Star established that reinforcement teams were being mobilized from the neighbouring sub county of Ugunja to help avert a possible riot

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