Police shoot man in mistaken identity

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A 25 year old man was yesterday evening gunned down in Kaloleni area,Makadara constituency in a mistaken identity.

Sebby Abdala was allegedly shot dead while sitting in a group of five with other boys.

Eye-witnesses say the police who have been pursuing a notorious thief in the area and in the process shooting Abdalla instead.

They claim the police were misled by the colour of the T-shirt Abdalla had which resembled that of the suspect.

The witness termed it as “mistaken identity” while the residents wanted the police officer to be sued and face the law over the same.

The father to the deceased condemned the police brutal act saying he son was shot dead even after pleading with the police and telling them that he was not the suspect.

He questioned why he was not arrested and taken in for questioning instead.