Police on Tuesday night gunned down three criminal thugs in two separate robbery incidents in Nairobi.
The first two were shot dead in Githurai 44 area and Berreta and Ceska pistols were recovered from them.
The two thugs were gunned down by police while on regular night patrols following residents they had reportedly attacked and robbed of valuables.
According to the police, the two slain thugs are part of a gang terrorizing residents using motorbikes.
Police also said the recovered pistols were likely to have been used in several other attacks and robberies in the past.
The thug was shot dead by police in a botched robbery in Eastleigh, Nairobi. His accomplice managed to escape.
Police in effort to curb down crime in Nairobi have gunned down 15 thugs/robbers in the past one week in different areas.