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Samburu Senator escapes unhurt as car is sprayed with bullets

Samburu Senator Steve Lelegwe Escaped unhurt on Sartuday,October 10 during a daring attack that left his car sprayed with bullets by bandits.

The Senator confirmed that he was coming from a meeting he had attended in Samburu North.

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Lelgwe was travelling to Maralal when the bandits with guns ambushed his convoy along the highway.

The gunmen shot at them four times at around 7.30 pm.

He said that they managed to escape and nobody was hurt.

“I was on my way to Maralal when we were attacked. It was a lucky escape and nobody was injured during the incident,” he told the media.

The Samburu Central Sub-County Police who believes the gunmen were not aiming at the senator said that the bandits are very notorious in the area.

He also said that investigations have been started.

“We are still investigating but preliminary findings indicate that they are highway robbers who had no sinister motive against Senator Lelegwe,” Rotich explained

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The police said they are currently patrolling the area.

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