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Stolen lorry recovered, suspect to be arraigned in court

A prime suspect arrested over the theft of a Mitsubishi lorry two weeks ago is set to be arraigned in court this morning.

Police recovered the vehicle from a garage in Karen while being fitted with fake insurance and registration plates.

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According to DCI, Simam Kagema Mwangi has been in custody ahead of his arraignment on Monday.

The search for the vehicle kicked off on April 1st this year after the theft was reported at Kiamaciri Police Station by the manager of Kanini Haraka Enterprises Ltd, indicating that the KDK 583G Mitsubishi Fuso was stolen between Kenol and Makutano and its tracker disabled.

The sleuths revealed that concerted efforts of DCI officers from Mwea West and Thika West led to the arrest of the 30-year-old suspect in Thika, before the team proceeded to the garage where the truck was undergoing modifications to conceal its identity.

Another set of registration plates KCT 446R was already being used on the vehicle.

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