Karen
Crime scene

Four suspected thugs were this morning shot dead in Karen after robbing a home in the posh estate in Nairobi.

The four were gunned down after the police trailed them from another car theft in Kayole.

According to Nairobi Police Boss, Japheth Koome , an AK47 rifle with eight bullet was recovered.

The gang, according to Police, was planning to use the car to commit robbery in Karen.

A mobile phone that had been stolen from a man in Kayole was also recovered.

There was an exchange of fire at Waterpark area in Karen where the gang was taken down.

Three suspected thugs were killed on Monday night in separate incidents in Nairobi.

Two were lynched by a mob in Embakasi while the third one was shot in Huruma after a botched robbery.

The two were part of a gang that had been attacking and robbing residents when an alarm was raised.

In Mombasa, a businessman was shot dead by a lone gangster in Utange area.

The gangster confronted the businessman at his shop and shot him before making away with an unknown amount of money.

Area police boss Christopher Rotich said the suspect is believed to be among a gang of young men behind a series of robberies and stabbing of innocent residents within the county.