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Suspected thug shot dead for allegedly attacking police officer with a kitchen knife

A suspected thug shot dead for allegedly attacking police officer with a kitchen knife, Starehe constituency.

The incident at Mlango Kubwa brought alot of fear among the locals living near the estate.

This is according to the Facebook post by K24 digital on Friday evening.

"Elsewherere, in another incident in the Mlango Kubwa area of Starehe sub-county, one suspected robber was shot dead by the police after he attacked a police officer with a kitchen knife," the post read in part.

During the attack, the cop who was on patrol had got wind a gang of three men armed with kitchen knives terrorising two women who were walking back home.

The police ordered the accused to surrender, but he defied the orders prompting the officer to shoot him.

“Cops who were on duty caught three thugs armed with kitchen knives insult and steal from a lady who was accompanied by her two friends going home.

They seized the stolen handbag containing two phones and Ksh430 and a kitchen knife.

The body was transferred to the hospital mortuary pending autopsy.

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