Nakuru: Recce Squad officer dead, 2 injured in attack by armed thugs

Nakuru: Recce Squad officer dead, 2 injured in attack by armed thugs

  • The three brothers were returning home from a family meeting in Nakuru City Centre when they were accosted at a dark corridor with rungus and machetes.

A police officer assigned to the Recce Squad was killed after being seriously injured in an attack by armed thugs in Nakuru county's Mazembe area.

 

According to a police report released on Sunday, Harrison Onywonki was in the company of his two brothers; Hezron Onwonga and Morara Onwonga when they were attacked by a group of about five armed suspects.

 

The three brothers were returning home from a family meeting in Nakuru City Centre when they were accosted at a dark corridor with rungus and machetes.

 

According to the police report, the three brothers were left with multiple bodily injuries while staging a fight with the suspects who had stolen their phones.

 

They were rushed to the Nakuru Provincial General Hospital (PGH) by police officers on patrol, but Onywonki died from his injuries while receiving treatment.

 

“Kenya Police Service officers and DCI officers visited the scene under the command of SCPC Nakuru West and Sccio Nakuru West,” the police report says.

 

“The other two brothers were treated and discharged in fair condition.”

 

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