KDF sergeant killed by an angry mob in Utawala

Written By: Micheal Njuguna

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Sergeant was on Friday killed by a group of six people in Utawala area, Nairobi, after a row with a couple while walking home from a Club.

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According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the 38-year-old soldier and his brother were on their way home from the club where they had been drinking and making merry all evening when they met the couple.

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The DCI says the duo reportedly ran into a couple and the soldier greeted the lady, an action said to have angered her boyfriend.

The DCI says an argument ensued culminating to a stone throwing match pitting the couple on one side and the Sergeant leading the charge on the other.

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The couple, however, upon being overpowered by the sergeant and his brother, raised alarm screaming that they had been attacked by robbers.

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As a result, a mob of six men came to the couple’s aid and clobbered the Sergeant to death.

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His brother escaped by a whisker.

Detectives from the DCI have since arrested five suspects in connection with the murder and they’re expected to be arraigned on Monday to answer to their crimes.


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