Police shot and killed three
suspected thugs on Wednesday morning in a botched robbery in Parklands area, Nairobi.
The gang was driving away
First Avenue near Avenue Hospital,
in a Voxy van
they had stolen.
Some of the weapons recovered from
suspected criminals who were shot dead on
First Avenue near Avenue Hospital in Nairobi, February 15, 2017.
Police found a
pistol with eight bullets and ID cards.
They said the suspects
were on a mission to commit another robbery.
Police officers near the scene of a botched robbery in Parklands area, Nairobi, February 15, 2017. /PATRICK VIDIJA
On Tuesday night, a
suspected thug was lynched by a mob in a botched robbery in Buruburu, Nairobi.
The suspect was cornered by residents while robbing pedestrians.
Two of his accomplices managed to escape.