One dead in car shootout near a police station in Mombasa County

A car driver lost his life on the spot after thugs shot him dead along Mombasa-Nairobi Highway.

According to the report by Daily Nation on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the unknown thugs abruptly opened fire on his car just a kilometer away from Changamwe Police Station.

The media house reported that the deceased was driving from Kibarani towards Changamwe in a Toyota Premio car before he ultimately met his death.

“A Toyota Premio driven by one unknown male was driving from Kibarani towards Changamwe. On reaching Changamwe roundabout, a vehicle approached it,” the report read in part.

The police transferred the body of the deceased to Coast General Hospital mortuary awaiting post mortem.

Reports have indicated an increase in insecurity across the country in what many Kenyans blames the Covid-19 pandemic for the situation.

This comes after three robbers were shot dead  in mid-April, 2021 after they were caught on CCTV cameras robbing supermarkets in Eldoret town.

Police in the area had stated that the three were gunned down after a fierce shootout between the gang of five and enforcement officers.

The incident happened at around 7.30 pm in Transmatt supermarket that is located within the CBD in Eldoret.

A 17-year-old police imposter was also put behind bars alongside a 26-year-old accomplice after being nabbed allegedly conning clients in Nakuru Town on Sunday, May 30, 2021.

The two were reportedly found in possession of military gear including jackets and handcuffs.

The police also managed to recover additional equipment from their private hideout in Mwaniki Estate, Nakuru County.

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    Written by Kennedy Omondi




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