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Man shot dead by unknown assailants in Kasarani

By Nyaboga Kiage September 23rd, 2022 2 min read

A man was shot dead by unknown assailants on Thursday night along Mirema Drive in Kasarani Sub-County. The man, who has since been identified as Mr David Ochieng Odera, was fatally shot during a commotion near a bar.

According to police officers from Kasarani Police Station, where the incident was reported, the deceased suffered a gunshot wound on the head.

The police said Mr Odera was in the company of other people when a commotion ensued leading to the fatal shooting. At the crime scene, police officers recovered four spent cartridges.

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Meanwhile, police are investigating an incident in which a man died under strange circumstances inside his house in Kasarani.

According to the police, Ms Peninah Nyanchama reported that she arrived home from work when she found the body of her husband Mr Godlivine Benson Lawo lying on the floor inside their bedroom.

“She reported that she came from work and upon gaining entry into their bedroom she found her lifeless body of her husband aged 28 years lying on the floor with no physical injuries,” the police said in a report.

The scene was visited by police officers attached to Kasarani Police Station who said that the body did not have any physical injuries. The body was later moved to City Mortuary.

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Early this month, police in Kasarani questioned a woman whose lover died inside her house.

Mr Joshua Mwanzia Mutuku had paid his girlfriend Jane Nyangige Wamuiwa a visit when the unfortunate incident happened.

Nairobi News reported that Mr Mutuku had gone to the toilet leaving his lover lying on a mattress placed on the floor.

However, she heard the man fall down with a thud and since she was tired all she did was ask him to join her on the mattress. Mr Mutuku followed as he had been told and joined Ms Wamuiwa on the mattress never to wake up.

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