New details have surfaced in the case where actor Ainea Ojiambo is accused of shooting and killing a security guard along Moi Avenue, Nairobi CBD on April 30, 2021.
Officers privy to the investigation has indicated that there might have been another gun involved in the incident.
An officer at depth with the matter told a local daily on May 6, that based on the cartridges recovered by the police, there might have been another gun at the crime scene.
"We have taken the cartridges to the ballistics so that we can establish which gun fired, killing the guard. There is a possibility that the thugs also had a gun," the detective is quoted as saying.
A screenshot of the Moi Avenue shooting on Friday, April 30, 2021. |Photo| Courtesy|
Sleuths are currently piecing together information collected from the crime scene, CCTV footage as they try and establish what really happened on the fateful day.
A source close to the actor revealed in anonymity that Ojiambo believes he shot one of the assailants and maintains he could not have shot the security guard.
"He suspects that it is not his gun. He knows that he shot one of the thugs so his bullet cannot be the one that shot the askari," the source said.
Ojiambo's lawyer, Cliff Ombeta had earlier alleged that some of the witnesses claimed hearing more than two shots. He tasked police with carrying out ballistics to establish whether the actor Killed the security guard.
"Police have to confirm that the guns and ammunition involved were my clients. There are reports alleging that there was more than one gun involved. At the moment the witnesses said they heard more than two shots," Ombeta had stated.
Ojiambo, who is also a trained private security professional, was detained on April 30, after police rescued him from an irate mob, who had accused him of misusing his firearm.