The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has honored a security guard following his act of bravery in foiling a robbery attack that happened on Tuesday, December 14.
This follows after two thugs armed with crude weapons gained access to David Engineering company in Mukuru Kwa Reuben, Makadara sub-county, and encountered Ondieki the firm's guard.
As stated by the DCI, the security guard who was manning the site initially noticed the duo jumping over the firm's perimeter wall, and sent a warning against any further movement but the defiant thugs advanced towards him leading to a physical altercation.
As fight between them ensued one of the thugs attempted to stab Ondieki but he dashed down and the knife pierced through the accomplice's eye killing him instantly.Photo of Officers at DCI Headquarters Along Kiambu RoadFile
Shocked by the unexpected twist of events, the assailant immediately dropped his weapon and fled the crime scene,leaving Ondieki injured.
Currently, Ondieki is in hospital nursing injuries from what he encountered in a bid to stop the intruders.
Through their social media page, the Kinoti-led team acknowledged the guard noting that he enters into their roll of honor. DCI additionally stated that they will be celebrating Christmas with him and his family to encourage him and other guards to continue discharging their duties.
“In an inspiring story of a brave guard who faced off with armed assailants, Ondieki who is currently receiving treatment for minor injuries enters into our roll of honor as a fearless protector of life and property,” DCI noted.
The detectives privy to the matter headed to the crime scene and recovered the murder weapon which will help detectives conclude investigations.Police officers patrolling in Kenya during the Covid-19 pandemicFilearmed weapon murder arrest thug suspect armed fight
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