A businessman from Diani was injured in a gangland-style shooting
Duncan Oluoch, a businessman from Diani, was injured in a shooting resembling a gang-related incident. The incident occurred on Thursday evening at his restaurant located at Kombani Junction in Kwale County, possibly due to a rivalry between businesses.
According to witnesses, an unknown individual disembarked from a white Land Cruiser, entered Mr. Oluoch's restaurant, shot him, and swiftly returned to the vehicle, speeding away.
The police report states that officers manning a nearby roadblock heard gunshots coming from the vicinity. Mr. Oluoch sustained gunshot wounds in his chin, lower left chest, and stomach.
Despite the absence of spent cartridges at the crime scene, the police are investigating the incident and attempting to ascertain the type of weapon used. After receiving initial treatment at Diani Beach Hospital, Mr. Oluoch was transferred to Msambweni Referral Hospital for further recovery.
This incident follows the discovery of the body of a 24-year-old boda boda rider on the Likoni-Lungalunga highway, suspected to be a case of murder. In addition, an earlier incident involved the body of a well-known welder from Diani found in a thicket near the beach after he had been missing for nearly a week.
The Msambweni Police Boss, Francis Gachoki, stated that investigations are currently underway regarding all these deaths, which occurred under unclear circumstances in Kwale County.