Anti-terror police take over probe into shooting of GSU officer
SEE ALSO :Suspected terrorists arrested in NanyukiThe airport is one of the crucial installations in the country and the attack has been taken seriously. The colleague told police they were manning a watchtower at the airport on Saturday night when two men wearing jungle uniforms similar to those used by police approached them. According to police, the two men asked the GSU officers to accompany them to the nearby southern bypass where their car had developed a mechanical problem. “They told the GSU officers they needed assistance from them at the scene where their car had developed mechanical problems. They claimed to be police officers,” said an officer aware of the incident. As the GSU officers walked to the scene from where they were, two other men in jungle uniforms joined them prompting a scuffle as they tried to grab the officer’s gun. The other men joined the scuffle attacking the survivor. Mukangi is said to have fought hard prompting one of the men to open fire at him killing him on the spot. The surviving officer managed to escape from the scene but after losing his rifle to the said attackers. He was later taken to a local hospital. Langata OCPD Gregory Mutiso led a team of officers to the scene of the incident as part of the probe into the incident. They recovered two spent cartridges, an empty butt and two magazines with 60 bullets from the scene. The airport is usually manned by GSU personnel.
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