Armed assailants kill 6 night guards in Mitaboni-Machakos

By Wycliffe Munyoki

Thursday 17,August 2016

Sad mood has engulfed residents of Mitaboni market in Machakos County following bloody killing of 6 night-shift watchmen during the yesterday night,Wednesday August 17.

The unkown attackers are said to be possession of lethal weapons like machettes,pangas and axes.The heinous attack also left 4 other gaurds nursing injuries.The 4 were rushed to Makueni Level 5 Hospital where they are getting treatment.

Business activities in Mitaboni market this morning came to an halt after the angry residents took to roads for demos.They barricaded the roads,set bonfires and blamed the police of being reluctant to rampant insecurity incidents in the area.

Police were forced to shoot in the air to scatter the resentul crowds.
Meanwhile,Machakos leaders led by Senator Muthama arrived to mourn with residents.
Muthama in company of deputy governor(Benard Kiala),Kathiani MP(Kyengo Katatha) and Mavoko MP(Patrick Makau) led the demostration .They urged the police to move with speed to ensure the perpetrators of the brutal attack are brought to book to face the full force of law.


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