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Notorious bandit among three killed by police in Turkana

A notorious bandit is among three people who have been killed by police officers during a shootout at Lorugum village in Turkana County.

According to the National Police Service statement to the press, Simon Egielan Lopongorei, 37, had three active court cases for robbery with violence, gang-rape and threatening to kill.

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Lopongorei had been under investigation for a series of unresolved violent crimes, including highway robberies, stock theft and possession of illicit firearms for hire within Loima subcounty.

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