1,756 killed in violent crimes

A policeman at the scene of a carjacking in Nairobi. Some 75,733 crimes, including drug trafficking, traffic offences, burglaries, corruption, assault and carjackings, were recorded at police stations, says the a police report. Photo/FILE

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  • Report says organised gangs and availability of guns resulted in rise in serious felonies like murder and robbery

Some 1,756 people were killed last year by violent and armed criminals, a new police report shows.

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