Two suspected gang members gunned down in Likoni

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Mombasa, KENYA: Special crime prevention police unit have shot dead two suspected criminal gang members of chafu za dogs in Likoni, Mombasa.

The two were killed in Mtongwe area Tuesday afternoon as police intensify a crackdown on illegal criminal gangs.

Police said four other suspected criminals escaped the police raid, the suspects had allegedly planned to carry out a robbery in an unknown area in the sub-county.

Police seized several machetes from the gangs and a motorcycle.

This brings to five, the number of criminal Ganges killed in Likoni alone in a period of one week.

criminal gang and chafu za dogs dominate the Mtongwe area.

Wakalikwanza,wakali wao ,wajuku wa bibi and young thugs are found in other parts of the county.