Gangsters kill Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko’s bodyguard

Sunday March 6 2016

An armed bodyguard escorts Nairobi Senator Mike

An armed bodyguard escorts Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko to his vehicle on January 6, 2015. Armed gangsters on Saturday March 6, 2016 shot dead Senator Sonko's bodyguard in Sunton, Kasarani. FILE PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko’s police bodyguard was shot dead on Saturday.

Constable Bakari Tsuma Joto was walking home with his wife when he was confronted by a four-man gang in Sunton, Kasarani in Nairobi.

Nairobi Police Commander Japheth Koome said the officer was shot in the forehead.

“He was rushed to hospital immediately after the shooting. One of the gangsters was armed with an AK-47 rifle,” he said.