Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have recovered five stolen vehicles and arrested three members of a car theft syndicate operating in North Rift region.
According to DCI the three suspects were found in possession of three of the vehicles within Kitale town, the fourth vehicle was found at a car wash in Kiminini while the fifth was discovered in Matunda.
On their twitter handle, DCI said the gang which targets parked and unsecured motor vehicles is believed to be using fake registration plates before selling them to unsuspecting buyers.
The DCI is now calling on anyone who may have lost their cars to theft to report at DCI Kitale with their proof of ownership for identification.
Further, anyone who may have lost their cars to thievery are urged to report at DCI Kitale with their proof of ownership for identification.
Arrested suspects to be charged accordingly as investigations continue in pursuit of more recoveries & neutralizing the entire syndicate.
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) June 17, 2020
The arrested suspects will be charged accordingly once investigations are complete.