Man shot dead as he tries to save girlfriend’s life.
The directorate of criminal investigation has reported a case of a man shot dead as he was trying to save his girlfriend who was being attacked.
DCI stated,”A 35-year-old man was shot dead early this morning, as he confronted thugs who had attacked his girlfriend at Winners apartments in Ruiru, Kiambu County.”
According to reports, deceased Geoffrey Sigei and his girlfriend , Winfred had arrived at their apartment in two different vehicles before the thugs went inside Winfred’s car and started attacking her.
DCI said,”Winfred Kairuthi,34, had arrived at the apartment in two separate vehicles at around 4:30am, when they were confronted by armed thugs. According to the apartment’s guard Samuel Wafula, Winfred was first to enter the gate followed by the deceased in a Mazda CX5.”
The apartment guard reported that Goeffrey went to offer help to his girlfriend, that’s when he met his untimely death.
The guard reported,”After the vehicles had gone past the main gate, three men forced their way inside, went straight to Winfred’s vehicle and began ransacking it. As the deceased was parking his vehicle, he saw the thugs confronting Winfred and went to her aid wielding a rungu.”
That is when the thugs opened fire at him leading to his demise.
DCI said,”The armed thugs then opened fire and shot him on the abdomen as they fled the scene, attracting the attention of police officers who were on patrol nearby. Neighbours who had heard the commotion responded to the incident.”
Geoffrey was rushed to RFH hospital where he succumbed to death while undergoing treatment.
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Detectives have stated that investigations are underway.
They said,”Crime scene detectives based at Thika visited the scene and recovered two spent cartridges of 9mm calibre, Investigations into the early morning murder have since been launched and detectives are following crucial leads to unravel the suspects behind the murder most foul.”