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Youths loot shops in Umoja during Sonko rally – VIDEO

A woman is fighting for her life at Mama Lucy Hospital after she was allegedly stabbed by rampaging thugs who hijacked Senator Mike Sonko’s campaign rally in Umoja Estate on Monday.

Shockingly, the gang was in a convoy of aspirants that included Senator Sonko, Embakasi West MP George Theuri and aspiring politician  Mureithi Mwenje.

The gang members were ruthless as they attacked residents and robbed shops in the looting spree in Umoja One, Umoja Two and Innercore Estates.

Residents who failed to cooperate with the thugs were clobbered. There were also claims of knife stabs.

Thomas Obongo, a resident, said he was hit, his phone snatched and his car vandalized.


Another resident who owns a shop said the gang members stormed and stole the clothes she sells.

“They had posters of this an aspiring candidate Mureithi Mwenje. They had a car which they were putting the looted things,” said Jacktone Ogundo, who lost a meko to the youths.

On Tuesday, some victims went to the nearby Administration Police camp to demand for action against the suspects and the politicians.

A junior officer, who sought anonymity, said that over 50 cases ranging from theft, assault and vandalism were recorded after the skirmishes.

The area’s deputy County Commissioner and Administration Police boss refused to comment on the incident.