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Suspected female gangster shot dead in Kayole

Police on Tuesday afternoon shot and killed a suspected female gangster in Kayole after a shootout.

The suspect was in the company of three other male suspects who were robbing members of the public in broad daylight.

According to the police, members of the public alerted police on patrol that an armed gang was robbing people.

When police challenged the gang to surrender, they started shooting at the police who returned fire killing two as the rest escaped.

Police recovered a Beretta pistol with and six rounds of 9mm. Both bodies were taken to city mortuary for postmortem and identification.

In Ruai, police officers Tuesday night raided a house were four armed thugs were hiding following a tip off from members of the public

On sighting the officers, the suspects engaged the police in a shootout where one unknown male was shot dead as his other three accomplices managed to escape.

A homemade gun with four rounds of ammunition was recovered at the scene. Police also recovered 19 mobile phones, three wrist watches, two flat screen televisions, a decoder and 52 rolls of bhang.

The body was taken to city mortuary pending autopsy and identification.