A section of Kenyans on Twitter have come out to react following the incident an incident where detectives from the elite Special Service Unit gunned down five gangsters. The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon at Makhokho along the Kisumu-Kakamega highway.
The five reported to have been travelling in a silver Toyota Belta had been on a robbery mission to Kakamega when the detectives who had been trailing them flagged them down. They however defied their orders and started shooting at the detectives indiscriminately prompting them to fire back.
According to the detectives, the five were armed to the teeth. However, reports indicate the gangsters were found in possession of two firearms including a mini Ceska CZ75 loaded with 6 rounds of 9mm calibre.
They also recovered a Police pocket phone, a pair of blue Police shirts, a pair of navy blue Police trousers, balaclavas, among other items.
The bodies of the suspects were moved to Kakamega County Referral hospital, pending identification.
However what was left ringing in the minds of Kenyans is how the five were armed to the teeth with only two pistols. Others argued that the five had surrendered but the detectives had been hell-bent on killing eliminating them.
Some sided with the police saying that they indeed deserved to die while others said that if they had indeed surrendered, the the police should have considered arresting them.
See original tweet here.
Meanwhile, what are your thoughts on the shoot shoot to kill order in this case. Leave your feedback on the comments section.
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