Rob­ber lynched, another ‘killed by ac­com­plices’

The Star (Kenya) - - Counties Central -

One rob­ber was lynched and another shot dead by ac­com­plices in Ka­mun­yaka vil­lage, Gatundu North, on Mon­day, po­lice said. The two were among four rob­bers who had hi­jacked an em­ployee of a Ki­nan­gop busi­ness­man and robbed him Sh900,000. They ac­costed Joseph Maina at Haraka shop­ping cen­tre as he was tak­ing the money to the bank. Po­lice pur­sued the rob­bers to Ka­mun­yaka shop­ping cen­tre, where they aban­doned Maina and their ve­hi­cle and fled into tea farms. One rob­ber was cor­nered by wananchi and killed. The other was shot dead by ac­com­plices, po­lice said. Hand­cuffs, two po­lice caps, a po­lice re­flec­tor jacket and Sh100,000 were found near his body.

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