It is reported that Abdihakim was a member of Alshabaab group, which has claimed several lives since 2013 when Kenya invaded Somalia.
On Thursday morning, the graduate of Kiganjo police training college took a gun and killed the following police officers:
- CI Vitalis Ochido, OCS Kapenguria Police Station.
- CPL Wilson Karani
- CPL Katana Kitu
- CPL Gideon Ochieng
- PC Robert Kinyua
- PC Cornelius Rono
- Dennis Momanyi of GSU recce COY Ruiru
He was later gunned down after several hours of ambush.