Police on Saturday night shot dead two suspected criminals following a botched robbery targeting a warehouse in Industrial Area, Nairobi.
Police said the two were part of a gang that tried to gain entry into the warehouse dealing with electronic goods when an alarm was raised.
The officers, who were patrolling the area at the time, chased and shot dead the two suspects.
County Commander Japheth Koome said the thugs’ accomplices managed to escape on foot.
Two other suspects were lynched in Pipeline area after they were found robbing pedestrians in the area.
Residents stoned the two to death after one of the victims raised an alarm.
Police said another suspect was shot dead in a botched robbery along Luthuli Avenue in the city.
A gun believed to have been stolen from an officer was recovered.
The incidents bring to five, the number of suspected criminals killed in the past one week.