Seven suspected gangsters gunned down in Kirinyaga

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Seven suspected gangsters were shot dead in Kirinyaga County after they were cornered by flying squad officers who had been trailing them from Nairobi.

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It is believed that the criminals were planning to rob an unknown businessman in Sagana Town. The officers recovered a gun, eleven rounds of ammunition and assorted goods.

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Curious onlookers gathered to see the bodies of the gangsters, which lay beside the road. The suspects had engaged the officers in a fierce shoot out after defying orders to surrender.

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According to Kirinyaga County Commander David Kirui the suspects were travelling from Nairobi where they had conducted a series of robberies.

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The officers recovered a pistol, several rounds of ammunitions and over 30 rolls of bhang. The gangsters also had in their possession a fake pistol and over ten mobile phones.

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