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Former Moyale MP Philip Godana shot dead in Syokimau

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Former Moyale MP Philip Godana was Saturday morning shot dead in a robbery at his Syokimau home, Machakos County. Police say four gunmen raided the home at about 2am as the former MP and his family slept and shot him dead following a struggle. According to officers on the ground, the attackers were out to rob the family and fired gunshots when they met resistance. Godana is husband of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commissioner Kule Galma. Tension was high in Syokimau on Saturday morning as residents gathered ready to stage a protest over increased insecurity. Top police officers led by Machakos County Commander Gideon Amalla visited the home Saturday morning following reports of the death. “I extend my condolence to the family, relatives and friends of late Phillip Galma Godana, former Member of Parliament for Moyale constituency. May God rest his soul in peace and give the family strength during this difficult time,” said Marsabit Governor Ukur Yatanni. Yatanni appealed to the government to bring the culprits to book. See Also: Man shot in attempt to help robbery victim The incident comes in the wake of rampant insecurity in the neighbouring Nairobi County. Last Saturday, Kabete MP George Muchai, his two bodyguards and a driver were shot dead in Nairobi Central Business District in an incident that has left the country in shock.
Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/thecounties/article/2000151703/former-moyale-mp-philip-godana-shot-dead-at-his-syokimau-home

Former Moyale MP Philip Godana was Saturday morning shot dead in a robbery at his Syokimau home, Machakos County. Police say four gunmen raided the home at about 2am as the former MP and his family slept and shot him dead following a struggle. According to officers on the ground, the attackers were out to rob the family and fired gunshots when they met resistance. Godana is husband of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commissioner Kule Galma. Tension was high in Syokimau on Saturday morning as residents gathered ready to stage a protest over increased insecurity. Top police officers led by Machakos County Commander Gideon Amalla visited the home Saturday morning following reports of the death. “I extend my condolence to the family, relatives and friends of late Phillip Galma Godana, former Member of Parliament for Moyale constituency. May God rest his soul in peace and give the family strength during this difficult time,” said Marsabit Governor Ukur Yatanni. Yatanni appealed to the government to bring the culprits to book. See Also: Man shot in attempt to help robbery victim The incident comes in the wake of rampant insecurity in the neighbouring Nairobi County. Last Saturday, Kabete MP George Muchai, his two bodyguards and a driver were shot dead in Nairobi Central Business District in an incident that has left the country in shock.
Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/thecounties/article/2000151703/former-moyale-mp-philip-godana-shot-dead-at-his-syokimau-home

Former Moyale MP Philip Godana was Saturday morning shot dead in a robbery at his Syokimau home, Machakos County. Police say four gunmen raided the home at about 2am as the former MP and his family slept and shot him dead following a struggle. According to officers on the ground, the attackers were out to rob the family and fired gunshots when they met resistance. Godana is husband of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commissioner Kule Galma. Tension was high in Syokimau on Saturday morning as residents gathered ready to stage a protest over increased insecurity. Top police officers led by Machakos County Commander Gideon Amalla visited the home Saturday morning following reports of the death. “I extend my condolence to the family, relatives and friends of late Phillip Galma Godana, former Member of Parliament for Moyale constituency. May God rest his soul in peace and give the family strength during this difficult time,” said Marsabit Governor Ukur Yatanni. Yatanni appealed to the government to bring the culprits to book. See Also: Man shot in attempt to help robbery victim The incident comes in the wake of rampant insecurity in the neighbouring Nairobi County. Last Saturday, Kabete MP George Muchai, his two bodyguards and a driver were shot dead in Nairobi Central Business District in an incident that has left the country in shock.
Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/thecounties/article/2000151703/former-moyale-mp-philip-godana-shot-dead-at-his-syokimau-home

Former Moyale MP Philip Godana was Saturday morning shot dead in a robbery at his Syokimau home, Machakos County. Police say four gunmen raided the home at about 2am as the former MP and his family slept and shot him dead following a struggle. According to officers on the ground, the attackers were out to rob the family and fired gunshots when they met resistance. Godana is husband of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commissioner Kule Galma. Tension was high in Syokimau on Saturday morning as residents gathered ready to stage a protest over increased insecurity. Top police officers led by Machakos County Commander Gideon Amalla visited the home Saturday morning following reports of the death. “I extend my condolence to the family, relatives and friends of late Phillip Galma Godana, former Member of Parliament for Moyale constituency. May God rest his soul in peace and give the family strength during this difficult time,” said Marsabit Governor Ukur Yatanni. Yatanni appealed to the government to bring the culprits to book. See Also: Man shot in attempt to help robbery victim The incident comes in the wake of rampant insecurity in the neighbouring Nairobi County. Last Saturday, Kabete MP George Muchai, his two bodyguards and a driver were shot dead in Nairobi Central Business District in an incident that has left the country in shock.
Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/thecounties/article/2000151703/former-moyale-mp-philip-godana-shot-dead-at-his-syokimau-home

Former MP Philip godana who was shot dead at his home in kenya saturday mornin

Former Moyale MP Philip Galma Godana was shot dead early Saturday morning by gunmen who broke into his house in Syokimau, Nairobi.

The unknown gunmen accessed Mr Godana’s house after breaking window panes and cutting grills during the 3am incident.

They are said to have made away with television set, mobile phones and a laptop.

The former MP’s wife Kule Galma — who is a commissioner at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission — his mother and three children were in the house at the time and were unhurt.

Forensic investigators arrived at the scene at around 10am, more than six hours after the attack.

The body of the MP has been taken to Salom Medical Centre in Kitengela.

Nation.co.ke

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