Directorate of criminal investigations (DCI) detectives Wednesday night arrested seven wanted criminals believed to have been involved in various criminal activities in Kisauni, Mombasa County.
According to the DCI detectives, the seven were arrested during an intelligence-led operation following a tip-off from members of the public.
The suspects who include Abubakar Mothar alias Sela Sela, Mohammed Juma Bakari aka Fujo, Shaban Nyati, Mohammed Abdallah alias Baba Yee, Mohammed Badi aka Daddy, Said Salim Ndaro aka Salim Madiro and Seif Kai Makembamba aka Biggy, were busted from their hideouts in an operation steered by DCI detectives based in Kisauni.
Police say the seven suspects will remain in Police Custody awaiting interrogation and subsequent arraignment in court as Detectives proceed with further investigations.
Meanwhile DCI detectives in Kisiani area, Kisumu County have arrested one suspect and recovered a Pistol make Jericho with 6 rounds of ammunitions.
The sleuths say the suspect Fredrick Odhiambo Nudu was found hiding the said weapon on the ceiling of his house.
They say Prior to the operation, three more suspects had already been arrested and are assisting in investigations on the rampant cases of gun violence in the area.