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Police Land Cruiser Hits And Kills Businessman While Chasing 'Probox' Carrying Half Sack Of Charcoal

A family of a popular businessman in Siaya County is still reeling in deep shock and mourning the sudden death of their family patron. The victim identified as Micheal Odhiambo was waiting at the side of the road at Ukwala Shopping Center in order to cross to the other side when the recklessly speeding police driver swerved and hit him.

According to Citizen TV Kenya digital news platform, the incident which happened earlier in the day is said to have involved a police cruiser that as in pursuit of a motor vehicle for allegedly carrying a half sack of charcoal. Eyewitnesses at the scene say the vehicle came to a halt and on realizing that he had killed the victim, he immediately turned back and escaped the scene and the bloodied body.

Irate residents took to the road and temporarily closed the road protesting the police action and complained of constant harassment by the officers over petty things. The body was transferred to Ukwala Level 4 hospital mortuary awaiting an autopsy report.

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