Two police officers shot dead in Nairobi

Officers killed

Two police officers shot dead in Nairobi

Two police officers were shot dead while on duty by suspected thugs.

The two were ambushed by a suspected gang in Saika near Dandora bridge Nairobi.

According to reports reaching the Pulselive.co.ke news desk, their firearms were stolen after their murder.

The police report identified the officers as police constable Joel Chesire and police constable Albert Abeere.

Fatal shooting

According to a police report, Constable Chesire was shot in the head while Constable Abeere was shot in the chest and neck resulting in their deaths.

Their government issued weapons, an AK47 and a Jericho pistol as well as a police radio were stolen during the attack.

Confirming the incident, Kayole OCPD Wilson Kosgey said they are investigating the fatal attack and will divulge more details after the probe.

The two police officers are attached to the Obama Police post in Kayole.

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