Wakali Kwanza gang in Mishomoroni. PHOTO | BMS
Wakali Kwanza gang in Mishomoroni. PHOTO | BMS

Five Wakali Kwanza-Wakali wao gang members were on Wednesday evening shot dead in Mshomoroni area, where they had attacked residents shortly after returning from burying their colleague in Junda area.

Near Magorofani, the gang started beating people randomly, terrorise shops and Matatus. Administration Police, Regular Police who were on patrol ambushed the gang, arrested 5, shot dead 5 and other others escaped. 

The 5 who taken to mortuary were part of a 25-man group that terrorised residents of Junda and Milango Saba areas of Kisauni.

Kisauni Sub-County Police Commander, Julius Kiragu said the gang had slashed and injured at least ten residents of Milango Saba using machetes. The incident happened at 5:30 pm.

“We are pursuing the remaining 20 gang members, who we believe escaped towards the shores of the Indian Ocean in Kisauni area,” said Kiragu.

Bodies of the killed gang members were taken to the Coast Provincial General Hospital mortuary.

Residents of Mshomoroni continue to pile pressure on police to crack down on the gang, which, they claim, has been giving them sleepless nights for months now.

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