Controversial Kenyan businessman shot dead

By Vision Reporter

According to The Star, a daily published in Nairobi, the Kenyan CID boss, Ireri Kamwende said the businessman was driving from his bar at around 9.30pm when he was shot by gunmen who escaped on a motorbike.

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Kenyan this morning woke up to shocking news  announcing the death of  a  controversial businessman Jacob Juma shot dead  last night by unknown people while driving past Lenana School last night.

According to The Star, a daily published in Nairobi, the Kenyan CID boss, Ireri Kamwende said the businessman was driving from his bar at around 9.30pm when he was shot by gunmen who escaped on a motorbike.

His car had about 10 bullet holes.

 Jacob Juma's car in which he was gunned down.

The 42-year-old who ventured into business after studying at the University of Nairobi has been vocal on political issues and severally bashed the government.

He will be remembered for claiming his mining license was revoked after he allegedly declined to pay a bribe demanded by former mining cabinet secretary Najib Balala.

Balala termed the allegations as malicious.

The businessman also refused to apologise to Supreme Court judge Njoki Ndung’u for claiming she received money alongside Justice Philip Tunoi. Ndung’u refuted the claims.