In Summary
  • Mombasa Urban Sub County Police Commander Eliud Monari said Cheques of an unknown amount were also stolen.

  • According to the police, Mr Kinanga had withdrawn the money from Barclays Bank in Mombasa town.

Dock Workers Union (DWU) senior accountant was on Wednesday shot and killed by thugs who also robbed him of Sh1.5 million in Mombasa town.   

Police say Mr Samuel Kinanga, who was shot in the stomach by the thugs, succumbed to injuries while being rushed to hospital.

His colleague identified as Mr Katana Kenga, was also shot in the leg and is receiving treatment at the Coast General Hospital.

Mombasa Urban Sub County Police Commander Eliud Monari said Cheques of an unknown amount were also stolen.

BARCLAYS BANK

The money was meant to pay workers’ January salaries. The incident happened at the DWU office, which is at least 200 metres from Makupa Police Station in Spaki, Mombasa.

According to the police, Mr Kinanga had withdrawn the money from Barclays Bank in Mombasa town.

"The official was from the bank when he was approached by two men who ordered him to surrender the money,” said Mr Monari.

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