DCI Police officers yesterday gunned down suspects linked to a ring of Robbery with violence incidents.

The officers recovered an AK47 Rifle with 12 Live Rounds at Njegas-Kirinyaga County, following an Intelligence-led operation by Serious Crimes Police Unit Detectives.

The suspects were hunted after the detectives received word that the gang was planning a robbery by a gang using a Toyota Caldina and two Motorcycles.

The gunmen were confronted by the police at the Njegas-Kerugoya Road. The shoot out ended with two injured gunmen and two others perishing.

Three teargas canisters & motor vehicle registration number plates were recovered from the gang, with the police launching a manhunt for other suspects linked to the gang.