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.

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

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.

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

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




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