• According to police in Migori, the attack was premeditated and three suspects have been linked to the incident.
A rescue mission ended up badly after four people were shot dead after invading Isebania Police Station.
The four arrived in a Pick-Up before they unleashed machetes and stones which had been stashed in the pickup and went ahead to invade the station around 6:30 PM on Thursday.
They smashed the windows of the station armory, OCS office, and other offices with stones.
They started destroying the gates of the cells demanding the release of all prisoners in custody.
According to police in Migori, the attack was premeditated and three suspects have been linked to the incident.
They have been identified as Peter Hamisi Chacha, John Musa, and Nsato alias Manywele, who is reported to have been driving the pick-up full of stones.
Police were forced to use tear gas and fire blanks at the goons to disperse the defiant mob from the police station.
One police officer who was guarding the armory sustained injuries on the right eye and other bodily injuries after being beaten by the mob.
Police officers were then forced to use live ammunition after the group overrun the report office, and armory and were now headed for the cells to free the locked-up inmates.
"Unfortunately this resulted in the death of 4 unidentified goons," adds the police report.
The bodies of the four suspects gunned down at the station were moved to St. Akidiva Mindira Mabera Hospital mortuary.
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