Monday, 28 December 2015
POLICE OFFICER KILLED IN KIBERA SLUM NAIROBI BY DEADLY GROUP
At list apolice officer was gunned down and another man seriusly injured by bullet when deadly gang of youth took over control of Kibera slum on eve of Xmas festival.
The officer who was on patrol was pumped with over 10 bullets in what had been twermed as revange of the killing of the group leader who was most wanted on police list.
The injured man was shot by youth near highrise when he refused to surrender his smart phone according to eye witness who talked to media at the scene of incident
The victim was treated at Kenyatta national hospital and allowed to go home
The are are reported to have erected road block in Kibera slum Soweto on December 25th and demanded money from members of the public and thopse without money forced to surrender there mobel phone.
The evening incident shocked Kibera residence who called police officers who arrived later, but in rejoynder they pumped bullet at one of them before running away with his weapon
Source told media that the group was revanging there leader who was killed by the officwers recently and they had already give warning to the officers that they will revange.
One of the officers who was injured during Xmas raid and di not want to be named said the group were well organazed and armed with morden weapon and called for action before it is too late.
Avillage elder said police had list of wanted criminals based in Kibera while the criminals had list of officers whom they wants to kill.
Following the incident polixce officers swang into action but no seriusy arrest was reported by the time of going to press.
Speaking to media at his office the area chief Patrick Adira promised to call serious of baraza in the area with the major objective of addressing security matters and appealed to residence to report suspect to the nearest police station.