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City businessman shot in robbery attempt on Uhuru Highway

A businessman is admitted at MP Shah Hospital in Nairobi after he was shot in a robbery attempt on Uhuru Highway.

Mr Jitendra Chevda, 49, was driving his car at 6.30 p.m Tuesday when he was attacked by a lone gunman.

The gunman demanded to be given money.

“He refused to give money and was shot on the lower abdomen,” a police report stated.

He was rushed to Nairobi West Hospital and later transferred to MP Shah Hospital.

Crime scene investigators recovered a spent cartridge and a bullet head from the vehicle.

Four people, who were in the vehicle during the incident, are assisting police with investigations.

In another incident, a man was hacked to death by gangsters at Mukuru Kayaba slums on Tuesday night.

Mr Aggrey Ouma was declared dead at Kenyatta National Hospital where he was rushed for treatment after the 9 p.m incident .

He was walking home in the company of Mr Mark Omondi when two gangsters, armed with pangas, confronted them.

“They were ordered to stop but they started running away. The gangsters pursued them. Omondi managed to escape with minor injuries on the left ear,” according to a police report.

“He later returned with relatives and found Aggrey with injuries on the forehead,” the report stated.

In yet another incident a nine-year-old boy was electrocuted in Kiambiu slums in Nairobi.

The boy touched a naked electric wire near their home.