Detectives gunned down a wanted gangster who was part of an organized criminal gang that has been terrorising residents living within Nairobi’s Eastlands suburbs.
Abbas, the gunned suspect attracted the attention of the detectives as he was a passenger on a numberless motorcycle along Kangudo road.
The detectives flagged down the motorcycle which in turn Abbas opened fire to the officers indiscriminately.
However, his efforts were shut down after he was shot by the officers and killed on the spot and the rider managed to escape leaving the motorcycle behind. The detectives are in pursuit of the rider.
A Glock pistol believed to have been stolen from a police officer was recovered on the scene, three live rounds of 9mm calibre and 11 other live ammunitions of different calibre were recovered indicating that the suspect might have been in possession of another firearm.
Abbas was a dangerous criminal connected to a spate of murders within Buru Buru, Kayole and Dandora.The DCI linked him to the shooting of a woman in Kariobangi who was lucky to survive a few months ago.
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