Betty Barasa


Journalist working with Kenya’s state broadcaster Betty Barasa, was shot dead at her home in the outcasts of the capital Nairobi.

It was reported tha two gunmen entered Barasa’s home as she was driving in from work on Wednesday evening, then ordered her husband and children to lie on the ground and one of the gunmen took Ms Barasa to her bedroom. The family later heard two gunshots and the gunman walked out of the bedroom and left with the other one.

Police in Ngong area say Ms Barasa died because she sustained injuries to her head. The motive for her killing remains unclear.