Two men have been shot dead in broad daylight at a high profile funeral ceremony attended by top politicians.
Two suspected thieves were shot dead at a funeral service of the late PCEA Moderator John Gatu in Karen, Nairobi.
According to Tuko, police officers said they were found breaking into a vehicle at the venue and stealing a laptop during the ceremony.
It was learnt that the police officers were forecd to kill them after they refused to surrender.
President Uhuru Kenyatta was in attendance at the funeral held at PCEA Muteero Church in Karen.
Uhuru eulogised Gatu as great man of honour and dignity who loved both his church and his country.
“We have lost a great leader , a man of peace that we should all seek to emulate. We should live by his creed to love family, country and God to have a peaceful and harmonies life,” said Uhuru.
The PCEA moderator passed away on Friday, May 12, while receiving treatment at a Nairobi hospital.
He recently hit the headlines after revealing that Uhuru’s father oversaw a cultist act that saw Kikuyu community swear an oath of loyalty to him after he fell out with Jaramogi Oginga Odinga.