A bodaboda rider along Meru-Isiolo road. PHOTO/PRESS POINT

By Betty Luke

Police in Isiolo are hunting down a bodaboda rider and his passenger who shot dead a man near Isiolo Referral Hospital on Saturday night.

Mohammed Adan Diba, 28, was shot on the chest and neck while he was getting out of a car he was in with the company of two others at around 8:30pm.

The attacker who was on a motorbike together with the rider is still on the run.

Police reports indicate that the victim was pronounced dead on arrival at Isiolo Referral Hospital the same night.

Isiolo Sub-County Police Commander George Kariuki said investigations had been launched to nab the assailants.

“We are hunting down the rider and his passenger to establish the motive of the attack,” said Mr Kariuki.

He has also asked members of the public with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect to volunteer with police.

“We urge the public to volunteer information that could help in the arrest,” the police boss urged.


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