DCI sleuths arrest robbery with violence suspect in Kisumu County

Written By: Beth Nyaga

DCI sleuths arrest robbery with violence suspect in Kisumu County

Directorate of the Criminal Investigation (DCI) have arrested a 19-year-old robbery with violence suspect linked to the theft of firearms at Kibos Police Post in Kisumu County on Sunday.

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The suspect took advantage of a heavy downpour, broke into the armoury and stole three rifles, four magazines and about 150 rounds of ammunition.

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Upon interrogation, the suspect led officers to the house of another of his accomplices within the same locality where among other items were recovered: Three police jungle jackets and trousers, three jungle belts, three service colour belts, two berets, a police manual, a pair of military boots and a TV set.

The said items were identified as having been stolen from the house of an Inspector of Police on 10th March 2020 while he was undertaking a course at the National Police College Main Campus- Kiganjo.

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The DCI say that suspect later robbed over 230,000 shillings from an Mpesa operator at Daraja Mbili in Kisumu.

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On its Twitter handle, the DCI said the suspect is in custody with detectives pursuing the rest of the gang.

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