Police have on Wednesday, May 13 shot dead four suspected gang members in Komarock area.
According to the office of the DCI, detectives who have been pursuing an armed criminal gang that is operating in Nairobi and its environs acted on intelligence to intercept a Toyota Sienta vehicle along Kangundo road which was occupied by the suspected gang.
The four are said to have defied orders to surrender and instead opened fire, hitting one of the detectives, prompting them to retaliate, killing them on the spot.
The injured officer- who is a section commander- has been rushed to hospital for treatment.
Two pistols (a Tokalev and Mini Ceska) and 13 rounds of ammunition were recovered from the scene.