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24 Year old University Student gunned down by Thugs in Umoja


A 24 year old campus student was gunned down by thugs during  robbery with violence at a Chemist in Umoja.

According to a police report from Buru Buru police station, 24 year old Rodgers Opiyo had gone to buy medicine at at Phadam Hospital within umoja 2 near unity primary when the incident happened.

Two armed men who stormed the facility during the Wednesday night incident held the personnel who were on duty including a doctor, a receptionist, security and two people who had come to purchase medicine hostage.

A commotion then ensued and one of them shot Opiyo on the neck before fleeing the scene on foot.

Reports suggest that the victim, a 4th year Meru University Student, recognized one of the thugs and shouted his name before he was shot.

Officers responded to the incident and found Opiyo’s body lying on the ground with a gunshot wound on the throat.

The body has since been moved to Mama Lucy Hospital Mortuary awaiting Postmortem.