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Prominent Thika businessman shot dead

A prominent Thika businessman was on Saturday morning shot dead by unknown hitmen at a farm in Ndarugo area of Juja Constituency.

According to police reports, Sudhir Shah, who was the proprietor of Express Auto Works that is situated near Zuri Centre along Harry Thuku Road in Thika, was shot dead after two hitmen on a motorcycle ambushed them within of Ndarugo Plantation 1960 Limited.

It is said that prior to the unfortunate incident, Sudhir had a meeting with several other people at the farm. 
He was among nine directors who had been touring the farm that is near Thika Highway. 

It was after the meeting when the two hitmen rode into the farm and ordered everyone to lie down.

However, one of the guards defied this order and a shootout ensued. The deceased was shot in the melee and pronounced dead on arrival at Thika Central Memorial Hospital.

Immediately after the shootout, the two hitmen sped off on the motorbike.

The motive of the killing or whose bullet hit him is yet to be established.

His body was transferred to Central Memorial Hospital. 

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