Hotel manager held over fatal shooting

"He refused to give way and as they argued, he whipped out a pistol and shot his victim three times."

Police are holding a man for shooting and killing an employee of a bus company at Kisumu's Poly View estate.

Peter Otieno Agola, an employee of Modern Coast Bus Company was shot three times at close range by a man who had allegedly blocked his vehicle at 5 am yesterday.

Kisumu County Commander Benson Maweu said the suspect, a manager of a hotel in Nyamasaria, had dropped his girlfriend at the estate but blocked Mr Agola's car as he tried to drive out to work.

"He refused to give way and as they argued, he whipped out a pistol and shot his victim three times," Maweu said. Fifteen bullets were found in the suspect's car.

 


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