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The Identity Of A Man Who Snatched A Pistol From A Police Officer Revealed

The Identity Of a man who Snatched a pistol from a police officer and shot two people at Kisumu Bus park two weeks ago have been revealed.

Odero Owino, a 25 years old man also injured several people in that incident. Odero was killed by the mob after he tried to escape from the scene.According to the reports from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation, Odero was born in Siaya in 1996. He was a son to Joseph Owino Omollo and Catherine Akoth but the two had separated. Odero went to Sengere secondary school in Siaya and he sat for his KCSE and scored an aggregate grade of B- emerging 7th best candidate in the school.Odero's mother and relatives identified his body at the mortuary today on Wednesday, March 17 after the DCI posted on social media that his body had not been claimed.According to the reports, Odero after completing his high school level, he received an admission letter to Maseno University unfortunately his family was not able to raise the money for his admission.

There after he went to Kisumu in search of greener pastures and his aunt was able to connect him at Foam Mattresses Ltd. To secure the job he needed to produce his original Identity card but instead he scanned someone's identity card and replaced it with his name. However his job was short-lived after every employee was asked to bring their original Identity card and since he knew what he did to secure the job he never produced his identity card, and so he was dismissed from the job for the failure to give his original Identity card.The detective are now investigating where he have been since the time he was dismissed from Foam Mattresses Ltd.

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