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Police hunt for angry city motorist who stabbed pedestrian to death

Police have launched a man hunt for an angry motorist who stabbed a pedestrian to death in Kasarani.

The incident was reported to police early on Thursday.

Mr Noel Manthi, a fourth year student at the Kenyatta University, told police that he was with his uncle Francis Mueke Mangau, 36, who picked an argument with a motorist who had parked a car at the Roysambu roundabout.

The motorist got out of the car and stabbed Mr Mangau in the chest and then drove off, according to police.

Police are now looking for the assailant who fled in the white Toyota Wish.

The victim succumbed to injuries at Guru Nanak hospital.

Separately, two suspected gangsters were shot dead by police on Kangundo Road on Wedensday.

“It was reported by members of the public that four gangsters were intending to rob the new Shell petrol station. The area was visited. When they spotted the officers they started shooting while running towards the residential area near St Monica Catholic Church,’’ according to a police report.

It added that a shootout ensued, resulting in the deaths.

A revolver loaded with three bullets and a mobile phone were found on one of the dead men, police said.