Man shot dead in attempted robbery at a police station in Eldoret

Police officers remove the body of a suspected thief who was shot dead during an attempted theft at the Eldoret West Police Station. Two of his accomplices escaped. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Two of his accomplices escaped in the 2am incident at the Eldoret West Police Station.
  • Eldoret West OCPD Smollets Munyanzi confirmed that the thieves gained access to the police station through the back fence.
  • The officer on duty challenged the three but instead of stopping they ran away, forcing him to fire at them.
  • The same station was attacked last Thursday, when thieves stole a laptop computer.

A suspected thief was gunned down by police during a robbery attempt at a police station in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County.


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