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Two brothers accused of stealing maize gunned down by unknown assailants outside court following hearing

By Lilian Chepkoech | December 7th 2021

An afternoon shootout on Friday outside Gatundu Law Courts left the public in shock and confusion as two brothers were injured after being sprayed with bullets.

The duo had just come out of the courtroom following the mention of a case in which they were accused of stealing maize.

Unknown assailants then arrived on a motorbike whipped out pistols and sprayed the unsuspecting brothers with bullets, leaving them with injuries to the head, hands, shoulders and chest.

According to information by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, members of the public outside the court were obliviously going about their daily activities when a motorbike with two pillion passengers ambushed and attacked the two.

“The daring thugs then staged their escape to an unknown destination using a motorcycle whose number plate was concealed. The victims who cheated death were rushed to the hospital in serious condition.”

The crime scene officers were alerted of the gory incident rushed to the place and managed to recover five spent 9 mm caliber cartridges.

Detectives are in pursuit of the attacker.

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