Man dies after being run over by train in Kahawa West

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A 44-year-old man died in Kahawa West after being run over by a train on Saturday.

Antony Mwaura Mwake was knocked down by a train at 9:30pm along with also died at Kahawa West trading centre railway section.

The train was being driven to Ruiru by George Muyondi along with also a guard JD Surimba when the incident occurred leaving Mwaura dead.

The mutilated body was taken to City Mortuary as police investigate the incident.


In another incident, a hitch hiker fell to his death via a lorry at Chokaa area along Kangundo road.

David Kilonzo fell down as he attempted to climb a lorry which was being driven by Peter Ngunyi Njuguna.

Kilonzo was rushed to Mama Lucy Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The lorry has since been detained at Kayole Police Station pending investigations.


In Kakamega, a manager at Chinese Road along with also Construction Company on Saturday lost Sh3million meant for employees’ wages to thieves.

Willis Zou was on his way via Kakamega town’s Equity Bank which has a driver Moses Masinga when a motorcycle blocked them along with also a rider smashed the vehicle’s window demanding for the money.

“About half a kilometer via Lubao they were blocked by a motor cycle whereby one man alighted which has a pistol went to the manager at the rear seat, smashed the window along with also demanded for the bag which had the cash,” read a police report.

The man escaped with the bag along with also boarded the motorcycle nevertheless the driver Masinga managed to hit them.

The passenger fell down nevertheless the rider escaped with the bag into the sugarcane plantation.

Police have since arrested the accomplice along with also recovered a Ceska pistol with four rounds of ammunition.


Elsewhere, an 11 year old boy of Sudanese origin drowned in a pool of collected rain water in Kakuma on Saturday, along Nabek Lagga.

Chan Akoch Aben drowned as he was swimming with additional children from the pool.

Police, who visited the scene established which the body had no physical injury. The deceased’s body was moved to Kakuma General Hospital awaiting postmortem.

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Man dies after being run over by train in Kahawa West

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