Gunmen shoot M-pesa agent in Mombasa


Mombasa,KENYA:An M-pesa agent is fighting for his life at Bomu hospital in Changamwe after he was shot by thugs at his business premises.

Police said three suspects also made away with sh 11,000 cash from the businessman.

Three armed men who were riding in a motorcycle approached the businessman at around 9am art his business shop in kwa-shee in Mikindani.

The two posed as customers and one who was armed drew a pistol and demanded to be given the money, Police said.

Changamwe police boss Peter Omwana said the injured man is admitted at Bomu hospital in a stable condition.

Medics at the hospital told Baraka fm the man was to undergo surgery to remove a bullet lodge in the abdomen.

Police boss said manhunt for the gunmen is underway, adding that the law will catch up with the suspects.

He asked the public to volunteer information which will lead to arrest of the suspects.

“we are waiting the businessman to regain his conscious as he is the one who engaged the gunmen ,we hope he had a rough image of the suspects and he will be able to assist the investigators,’ police boss.