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Man short 27 times killed on the spot , suspects spotted with a woman in his car

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Mystery surrounds the motive of gunmen who shot a man 27 times in a macabre attack in Utawala, Nairobi.

Unknown number of gunmen who were aboard two vehicles, cornered the man on Gesora Road.

It was at this moment that they pulled out their guns and shot him 27 times killing him on the spot.

Witnesses told the police that the incident happened at 1pm on September 23.

During the incident, a female companion who was with the man escaped unharmed.

According to those who saw what transpired, the gunmen bundled the man’s companion into one of their two vehicles and sped off with her.

Police arrived at the scene minutes later and found the victim’s bullet-riddled body near a building under construction on Gesora Road.

“It seems the two were lured there before the shooting happened,” police said.

An examination on the body at the scene confirmed it had multiple gunshot wounds.

At the scene, police recovered 27 spent cartridges, one live ammunition and five bullet heads

Nairobi police boss James Mugera said they are yet to know the motive and those behind the attack.

The victim’s body was taken to City Mortuary as investigations continue. The missing woman is yet to be identified

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Police killer to charged with murder

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After what has been a reign of terror characterised by brutal execution of suspected criminals for over half a decade, one of Kenya’s most controversial police officers Ahmed Rashid is finally set to have his day in court and charged with murder.

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How six men blocked my car , stabbed me leaving with cut wounds suffering, stole my cash

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A city businessman Hassan Bashir has recounted an incident where some men , others in mask ambushed him with sharp objects,inflicted cuts in his body and left him fighting for his life.

So far, Bashir has filed a complaint on the same  at the pangani police station OB 32/20/10/2022 and he is hoping that justice will be served.

“ After closing my shop on October 18 at around 8.30pm, I went to the mosque and later proceeded to a certain  cafe where I took a meal and proceeded to my home,” he reported.

In a statement filed at the police station seen by the star, Bashir reported that the six men were in two different cars but he was unable to capture their number plates.

The businessman odeal goes further to rekindles earlier incidents where he was assaulted by the two men among the six whom he was able to identify.

“Among the six I was able to identify two of them, they have assaulted me on several occasions, my efforts to get my case taken serious by the police has not been successful,” he added.

Bashir suspects that Khadar Abdi and sugal Mayow are among those who attacked him.

He further reported that on one occasion, the two men whom he identified had one day engineered his arrest on the ground that he assaulted a certain woman.

Bashir adds that an officer one Rashid and a woman Najma Ali are behind his attack.
He said the attackers made away with two phones and cash Sh200,000.

He says he saw Najma in a vehicle who pointed at him before the attackers pounced on him.

According to the medical report, the businessman sustained serious cut injuries that the police believes were inflicted on him through stabbing by the use of a sharp object .

The matter has been reported to Pangani police station and the suspects are yet to bearrested.

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Man charged with theft for keeping Sh56,100 stray M-Pesa cash

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A man who refused to reverse Sh56,100 erroneously sent to him via M-Pesa pleaded guilty to theft charges after he was charged with stealing the cash on September 11.

Bernard Njue Njeru was charged with stealing the money contrary to Section 268 of the penal code as read with Section 275 of the same code.

He admitted the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Mary Njagi of Makadara Law

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The complainant later met the accused person who he knew well near the Eastleigh North police station where he raised an alarm and Njeru was apprehended and taken to the station.

The phone that he was using when he received the cash was recovered from him and kept as an exhibit.

The case will be mentioned on September 18 when the facts of the case will be read out in court for the suspect.

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