Seven suspected thugs were on Tuesday shot dead by police at Rukanga along Sagana-Makutano road in Kirinyaga County. The seven had been trailed from Nairobi when they got cornered at about 1pm.
Flying Squad officers set up a road block at Rukanga and when the suspects realized they had been cornered, they opened fire. In retaliation, the officers neutralized all the seven who were aboard a saloon car.
The gaza group which was relocating to Kirinyaga to find new heavens for their evil activities were met with lethal force. It is believed that they were running away from Nairobi having being on the police watch list after they were suspected to be behind the killing of two police officers in Githunguri
There photos were circulated on social media by police and the public helped in identifying them . During the operation , Three pistols were recovered .