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Ainea Ojiambo: Photos of Kenyan actor caught up in Nairobi CBD shooting incident

Renowned actor, Ainea Ojiambo was on Friday, April 30 taken into arrested for questioning after he was involved in a shooting along the Moi Avenue, Nairobi.

The filmmaker was captured on CCTV cameras trying to fire at two thugs who confronted him on the street but unfortunately missed and ended up shooting a guard who died on the spot and a passer-by.

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The actor was recently accosted by thugs who wanted to snatch his gold chain from him. Photo. Instagram/Ainea Ojiambo

Apart from featuring in lots of local films, Ojiambo has crossed the boundaries and featured in various successful international films.

The veteran took the role of Snake in the popular Makutano drama series and Jack Zollo in the popular My Life in Crime series.

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The actor was on April, 30 taken into police custody after involving in a shooting incident that took away life of a guard and left one nursing severe injury. Photo. Instagram/ Ainea Ojiambo

The actor, born on April 20, 1970 started his acting career working at stage plays.

In 2004, Ojiambo was picked to casts in the popular Hollywood film ‘The Constant Gardener’. The film performed pretty well and and even got nominated for the Oscar.

In 2007, He got an opportunity to act in the popular Makutano Junction series and those that followed were Noose of Gold where he was the lead actor named Ole Mpisha.

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The legendary actor acted as Snake in the popular Makutano Junction series. Photo. Instagram/ Ainea Ojiambo

Ojiambo then featured in yet another Hollywood film named the first grader.

Apart from the aforementioned projects, he has taken part in other projects like; Toto Millionaire as Supa,Block D as ChinedumThe Rugged Priest as Ole Shompole,Nairobi Half life as Officer Mutua,Sumu La Penzi as Victor ,Bullion as Doc,Fundi-mentals as Doc,Kina as detective Juma,After the Harvest II as Wilson,Kahawa Black as Steven Wamba and My Life in Crime as Jack Zollo.

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The actor completed his intense Counter Terrorism Course on March, 2020 from the World’s finest private Training center. Photo. Instagram/ Ainea Ojiambo

Apart from his acting career, just like any other person in the world, has had sad encounters with con artists.

While appearing in a past interview, Ojiambo recalled how he ended up being conned KSh 20,000 in what he was promised gold in exchange.

Ojiambo also disclosed that he loved gold so much and the greed blindfolded him leading him to the loss of his hard earned money.

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The actor revealed how he was conned KSh 20k in exchange of gold chain. Photo

Ojiambo although, revealed that before handing over his money the gold seller performed a couple of tests. He said they burned it with cigarette followed by pouring of acid on it and confirmed the gold was real.

After a while, the actor, 52, disclosed that he discovered it was fake after taking a bath while wearing the gold chain only to remain with silver chain.

The 51-year-old, is not only a filmmaker but also a private military contractor and top marksman.

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Ainea is not only a filmmaker but also a private military contractor and a medic. Photo. Instagram/ Ainea Ojiambo

He completed his training on March 1, 2020 from February, 24. He graduated from the World’s finest private Training center.

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Ainea, 51, is popularly known for his great acting skills. Photo. Instagram : Ainea Ojiambo

Counter Terror course was challenging and demanding, but thanks to the Lord we finished safely with no injuries. As they say “you are as good as your last training session” ecstatic Ainea Ojiambo shared on social media.

In an unfortunate incident that happened on Friday, April 30, the actor ended up killing one and injuring another after firing his gun after being accosted by two thugs.

In a CCTV footage seen by, Ojiambo was conversing with an identified woman along the Moi avenue streets before the thieves confronted him trying to snatch his gold chain.

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Ainea during one his popular shows. Photo. Instagram/Ainea Ojiambo

While defending himself, he took out his gun and tried to shoot at the thugs before the unfortunate happened.

Ajiambo missed the target and ended up security guard and a passer-by leaving the former dead on the spot.

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The thugs managed to escape. The actor was taken by police officers for interrogation.

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Ainea has since been a lover of gold. Photo. Instagram/Ainea Ojiambo

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