Alarm over crime surge as doctor shot by gang dies - 8 months ago, 18 June 00:28
Security authorities in Nyanza are on the spot over insecurity following shooting incidents that led to the death of a doctor and left a county staff hospitalised last week.
Dr Peter Odada, who was attached to the Kenya Medical Research Institute, was shot at a social joint in Kisumu on Friday.
The incident came barely a day after Homa Bay County assembly Principal Accountant Maurice Amek was shot at his house in Sofia Estate. He is being treated at a Kisumu hospital.
Dr Odada died Sunday morning at Aga Khan Hospital, where he had been taken after the 11pm shooting incident at the New Rainbow Bar and Restaurant in Otonglo on the Kisumu-Busia road. He was shot in the stomach and leg.
“The hospital informed us that he died at about 4am today (Sunday),” Kisumu West OCPD Wilstone Mwakio said.
He said police were investigating the shooting.
After the shooting, ...
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