The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Cashier Shot in Sh1.3 Million Robbery At Parklands

A construction company employee was shot and injured by armed gangsters in Nairobi before being robbed of Sh 1.3 million in Parklands area on Saturday afternoon. The man, a cashier of Porpat Siyani Construction Company, had withdrawn the money to pay employees when he was confronted by three men riding two unregistered motorcycles who snatched the money bag. The gangsters shot the cashier in the thigh before riding off. The victim was rushed to where he is undergoing treatment.

Elsewhere, a man was on Saturday arrested after he stabbed his friend to death during a drinking spree. The two were having a drink in Ngara's Southern Blue Hotel when a quarrel broke out during which the man stabbed his friend with a knife in the abdomen killing him instantly. The man was later arrested by police who also recovered the knife. Police revealed that the two differed over a business deal. The arrested man will be charged with murder.

In Kibera's Lindi area, two suspected robbers were lynched to death after their intended victims overpowered them. Their bodies were taken to the City Mortuary. In another incident, a motorist was robbed of his Toyota NZE car along the Northern By-pass after he was blocked by four armed gangsters who sped off with the vehicle towards Ruiru. The victim was driving to his residence when the gangsters who were in another vehicle blocked the road and accosted him. They sped off in his vehicle after forcing him out..

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