A high-speed chase involving detectives and thugs has ended badly after five thugs were mercilessly gunned down.
According to sources the five had just robbed one of the retail shops when they tried to take off using a vehicle.
After a high-speed pursuit, the five armed suspects were gunned down by police at Makhokho market along Kakamega - Kisumu highway.
During the fierce exchange, police officers were forced to spray their vehicles with bullets after the rogue criminals opened fire towards the officers.
Police officers are currently at the scene where they are collecting the bodies as more investigation as to who the thugs were, continues.
The officers managed to recover, several guns assorted phones, police uniforms among other valuables from the thugs.
Insecurity in the country has been on the rise with these rogue criminals robbing and even killing innocent Kenyans at their own peril.
A majority have however been nabbed by irate mobs during botched robberies where they were lynched to death.
A number are also spending time behind bars after they were nabbed by police officers during robberies.
The harsh economic times have contributed to the deadly robberies witnessed across the country after many lost their jobs.
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