Man behind guns, ammunition recovered in Kilimani arrested

Police have arrested man found in possession of weapons and ammunition in a house in Nairobi’s Kilimani area.

Ken Wycliff Okello Lugwili surrendered to the police shortly after DCI detectives launched a manhunt for him and was taken in at the Kilimani Police station.

Lugwili is the owner of the IT Company and tenant of the apartment where 22 firearms and over 565 rounds of ammunition were recovered by Police on Tuesday night.

Other items recovered include; 25 pistol holsters, 9 double magazine carriers, 6 single magazine carriers, 30 slings, 5 sniper altimeters, 10 sniper torches, and a certificate of registration as a firearm dealer.

The DCI has however established that his firearm license was revoked 3 years ago.

“Ken Wycliff Okello Lugwili is the proprietor of Vic. Technologies Limited, had for a long time failed to pay his monthly rent prompting the landlord, Ballon Wanjala Nangalama, to seek a court order allowing him to break into the premises,” a statement by DCI indicated

  

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