A Kenya Defense forces officer was on Monday, April 2 shot dead during a night robbery in Utawala area, Nairobi.
According to eye witness, Senior private Joseph Mwangi,30, was on his way home when a gang of three men on a motorcycle approached him and demanded for his bag.
The gang demanded for his backpack but the KDF officer tried to resist their demands. One of the thugs then shot him in the back as a result of the scuffle that ensured, before quickly grabbing the backpack and fleeing.
Guards who heard the gunshot rushed to the scene only to find Mwangi reeling in pain. They rushed him to hospital but he was pronounced dead on the arrival.
His body has been moved to the morgue.