Thika Road Motorist Sprayed With Bullets

  • Commotion along Thika road after a man was shot by unknown men
    Commotion along Thika road after a man was shot by unknown men on Tuesday, June 22.
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  • A motorist was on Tuesday, June 22, rushed to hospital after his vehicle was sprayed bullets by unknown men at Ruiru Gwa Kairu area along the Thika Superhighway.

    The man, whose name was not known by the time of publishing, was driving a vehicle the make of a Subaru Forester when the unfortunate incident took place.

    Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have confirmed the incident, saying that a three-man gang aboard a motorbike were the perpetrators of the crime.

    Commotion along Thika road after a man was shot by unknown men on Tuesday, June 22.
    Commotion along Thika road after a man was shot by unknown men on Tuesday, June 22.
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    Photos and videos seen by Kenyans.co.ke showed eyewitnesses crowded at the scene and traffic snarl-up in the area.

    Area police boss Dorothy Migarusha stated that the victim had more than 10 bullets pumped into his body.

    She added that the victim was rushed to Thika Level 5 hospital for treatment.

    It is not clear whether the suspects stole anything from the scene of the crime.

    The incident took place just hours after a woman was shot and seriously wounded by thugs on a motorcycle in the Greenspan area, Donholm on Monday, June 21.

    She was headed home when the suspects shot her in the chest, grabbed a bag that she had and sped off.

    The middle-aged woman was left lying in a pool of blood and is currently fighting for her life in hospital.

    DCI headquarters
    DCI headquarters
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