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Detectives arrest 5 suspected thugs in Nairobi

Five suspected armed thugs have been arrested in Nairobi. A firearm was also recovered during the operation that was led by detectives based at DCI Starehe.

The five who are suspected of masterminding the murder of a 37-year-old woman on June 26, were rounded up Thursday, following an intelligence led operation that also included a specialized team of detectives from the DCI Nairobi regional command.

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Kevin Oduor alias Mande, John Chege alias Samir alias Chei, Leroy Omondi alias Leon Mutahi alias Issa and Clifford Bogonko, who are also connected to a series of robberies reported in various parts of the city for the past two months, were arrested in the city’s Kayole area 3.

DCI says in a statement that also impounded during the operation was a white motorcycle registration number KMFH 073G belonging to one of the suspects, which was being used by the suspects as a gateway means.

The suspects are currently in custody assisting detectives with investigations, before being arraigned in court to answer to their crimes.

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