Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero’s bodyguard was Monday attacked by suspected gangsters in Nairobi’s Dandora area.
The bodyguard identified as Sylvester Ambasa, told police that he had parked his vehicle on the side of a road in Dandora Phase Two when he was accosted by a gang of three on a motorcycle.
The robbers threatened Mr Ambasa using a gun then robbed him of his mobile phone and Sh5,000 in cash, before escaping on the motorcycle.
The bodyguard, a licensed firearm holder, chased after the three on foot while firing towards the gang.
Officers on patrol responded and managed to gun down one of the suspects as the other two escaped on foot.
Police recovered a homemade pistol with two rounds of ammunition and Ambasa’s stolen phone.