Mombasa politician Ali Mtwasahu, narrowly escaped death on Tuesday night after his car was sprayed with bullets by unknown gunmen in Tudor.

According to reports, Mtwasahu, was ambushed by the gunmen in two vehicles on his way home from the mosque at around 10 pm.

The incident occurred near the Buxton Jesus Celebration Centre in Bamburi.

The assailants approached Mtwasahu’s Toyota Vanguard SUV from the right and pumped 22 bullets into the car, wounding him in his arms and legs.

Well-wisher tuk-tuk operators rushed him to Mombasa Hospital for emergency treatment.

Police arrived at the scene and collected crucial evidence before the bullet-ridden car was towed away to the police station.