A night guard was on Tuesday morning attacked and killed in a supermarket robbery in Chavakali market , Vihiga County.
The robbers allegedly assaulted the 47 year old guard killing him on the spot and left his colleague for dead. The robbers then broke into Imara Supermarket that was being manned by the two guards.
Confirming the incident, Vihiga county Police Commander Hassan Barua said that an unknown number of thugs invaded the premises before assaulting the guards using sharp objects and taking off with valuables.
“They assaulted two night guards before gaining entry into the premise where they stole goods whose value is yet to be established, The thugs broke the back-door to the supermarket. Preliminary investigations indicate the armed robbers cut the victims using sharp objects.” He said
Last year, suspected thugs also broke into the same supermarket and killed a customer while robbing the place.