Amid the government's savage measures to end criminal activities which has really been proven helpful, a section of parts in the country are still experiencing the presence of criminal gangs.
Reports have now emerged that a police officer under the Recce squad has been confirmed dead following a fierce encounter with armed 5-man gangsters in Nakuru county last night after which they were robbed their valuables including mobile phones.
The officer who has been identified as Harrison Onywonki was accompanied with his two brothers, Hezron Onwonga and Morara Onwonga before they were all attacked by the criminals. The Recce officer together with his brothers were reportedly headed from Nakuru city centre to their residential areas before they were accosted at a dark corridor.
Nakuru county authorities have informed that the three were left with severe bodily injuries after the attack by the gangsters who were wielding sharp machetes and rungus. Further reports indicate that the cop died minutes after arriving at Nakuru Provincial General Hospital but his two brothers were later discharged in fair condition.
Meanwhile, the detectives assigned to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and Senior Kenya Police Service officers arrived at the scene under the full command of SCPC Nakuru West to launch investigations leading to the matter.
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