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Police kill two suspected robbers in Nakuru

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The suspects had abducted the man they robbed

Police on Thursday morning gunned down two suspected robbers who had abducted a man at Lanet pipeline area.

The suspects are said to have cut window grills of the house to get in, after which they loaded all electronics into the vehicle and left with the blindfolded man in his small Toyota vehicle at 3 am.

Police who were alerted by members of the public gave a chase towards Makaburini area in Manyani estate where they managed to shoot the two dead.

Two of their accomplices fled with gunshot wounds into a maize plantation.

One of the suspects gunned down is a renowned criminal in the neighboring Kanyon estate in Nakuru east constituency.

Nakuru police commander, Hassan Barua has confirmed the incident saying that police are in pursuit of the remaining two.

He asked medics and members of the public to report anyone seeking treatment for gunshot wounds.

All stolen items were recovered and the abducted man rescued.

Bodies of the dead suspects were taken to Nakuru county public morgue.