Police shot dead six armed robbers who stole a boda boda and gang-raped woman passenger on Sunday in Lucky Summer, Nairobi.
According to Buruburu police commander Geoffrey Mayek, the boda boda operator and passenger were waylaid on the way six armed robbers after departing Riverside toward Lucky Summer. They stole the motorcycle, mobile phones, a handbag and cash.
“After the robbery, they blindfolded the rider and, in turns, gang-raped the woman severally before escaping,” Mayek said.
Mayek said officers moved fast after the occurance was reported, and with the help of the tracking gadget that was fitted on the motorcycle, located it near Gitwamba sharp corner in Dandora. The officers engaged the gang in a shootout in which all the gangsters were murdered.
The police boss said they recovered all the items that were stolen and three loaded home-made pistol.
The motorcycle and the criminals were positively identified by the boba boda rider.
The woman is admitted at MSF Hospital.
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