Police looking for driver of Umoinner matatu that killed cyclist – VIDEO
Police in Nairobi are looking for the driver of a matatu belonging to Umoinner sacco that knocked down and killed a cyclist on Wednesday evening near Donholm roundabout.
The driver, who has been identified as Elijah Mwangi, escaped from the scene of the accident as an angry mob set the matatu on fire reducing it to a shell.
The police have also identified the victim as Aggrey Johm Oluoch Ouma who died on the spot after he was ran over by the said matatu.
His body was moved to City Mortuary while the shell of the matatu was towed to Buruburu Police Station.
In Kariobangi South, two suspected gangsters were shot dead by the police on Wednesday evening. The two were part of gang that was said to have been terrorizing members of the public in the area.
According to police reports, the gangsters defied orders to surrender and instead engaged the police in a shootout, resulting in the death of the two. One other suspect escaped with gunshot wounds.