Mombasa,KENYA:A bodaboda rider has been killed by suspected armed criminals in Mtongwe neighborhood of Likoni.
An area local leader who requested anonymity told Baraka FM trouble started when one of the gang members was cornered by members of the public after he attacked a businessman in an attempt to rob him.
He later escaped but returned with a contingent of armed men numbering 50 who intercepted one of the bodaboda riders and stoned him to death at Soko Mjinga area at around 10 am .
Eyewitness said businesses and transport has been interrupted as bodaboda and said gangs engage each other. Soko Mjinga,power and KD in Mtongwe are the areas affected,said the local elder.
Police have been deployed in the area to pursue the suspected gangsters.