Seven suspicious individuals fatally injured by detectives

Detectives from DCI have on Thursday morning fatally injured seven occupants of a vehicle.

The vehicle of number plate KCB 583L was stopped by Special Service unit detectives at Isinya when they spotted occupants who looked suspicious.

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“Early this morning, detectives drawn from the Special Service Unit operating within Isinya spotted a motor vehicle registration number KCB 583L with suspicious individuals on board.”

They refused to stop and even opened fire at the police before a fierce gun battle ensued.

“The driver of the vehicle was challenged to stop but he defied and instead the other occupants fired at the detectives prompting a fierce exchange of fire.”

All the seven occupants were injured at the process as police recovered an AP jacket, Ak-47 rifle with 3 rounds of ammunition.

Also recovered was a pocket phone, seven mobile phones, and assorted crude weapons.

“The detectives managed to fatally injure all the 7 occupants and upon searching the vehicle, one Ak 47 Rifle loaded with 3 rounds of ammunition, a Pocket phone, two APS Kenya jungle jackets, a beret, 7 mobile phones & assorted crude weapons were recovered.

Several Identification cards not believed to belong to the suspects were also recovered. “

According to the DCI, the suspects were part of robbers linked to several cases in Nairobi, Mlolongo, Kitengela and Isinya.

“The suspects are linked to a series of robberies that have been happening in Nairobi, Mlolongo, kitengela and Isinya.”

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Berryl Achieng
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