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Two arrested over the murder of a businesswoman in Kondele, Kisumu

Two suspects have been arrested over the violent robbery and murder of a 23-year-old businesswoman in Kondele, Kisumu.

“Two suspects linked to the violent robbery and murder of a 23-yr-old businesswoman in Kondele in January 2024 are behind bars, following painstaking investigations by police in Kondele that have also seen an AK47 used in the murder and 36 rounds of live ammunition recovered.” said DCI

Grace Awino Adero who operated an Mpesa shop in Kondele area was attacked on January 27th in the company of her husband targeting her day’s collection.

“The slain woman identified as Grace Awino Adero operated an Mpesa shop within Kondele area, before two armed merchants of death accosted her and her husband on January 27, robbing them off the day’s proceeds and shooting her dead. The husband narrowly escaped.

The cold blooded killers who were believed to be members of a larger gang then escaped on an unmarked motorcycle, joining the rest of the gang at a hideout in Kasagam, Kisumu county.

Hours later, Kasagam police on beat patrol spotted & challenged five occupants of a suspicious saloon car (KDL 301P Toyota Axio) found parked at a concealed place, but who beetled off abandoning the vehicle.” said DCI

After conducting a search, the police recovered an AK47 and a homemade pistol capable of firing. Four mobile phones were also recovered.

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