Spy Shot By Soldiers in Lunga Lunga Dies

An NIS officer in Lunga Lunga, Kwale, has succumbed to bullet injuries after he was allegedly shot by Navy officers.

Erastus Mwakisha is said to have been mistaken for a terrorist by the Navy soldiers.

They shot him three times in the abdomen at Shimoni on May 22.

Sources said patrolling officers saw a group of youth passing by, but fled when the officers fired to disperse them.

They had information that non-local youth had bene spotted near their base.

“The NIS officer was caught in the line of fire,” Shimoni OCS Abdullah Tato said.