Three arrested with explosive materials along Namanga-Nairobi highway

Written By: Muraya Kamunde
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Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations have on Friday afternoon arrested three individuals ferrying explosive materials along the Namanga- Nairobi highway.

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The three; Moses Koite aged 26, years who was driving a motor vehicle registration number KBM 880 U, a Toyota Noah, Patrick Ng’ang’a aged 36 years and Sadic Harabe Sadic a foreign national aged 26 years were arrested ferrying the explosives near Maili Tisa trading centre.

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According to the DCI, 17 rolls of detonating codes and one packet containing 100 pieces of supreme detonators were confiscated by a Multi-Agency team of officers.

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“Explosive Materials including 17 rolls of detonating codes and one packet containing 100 pieces of supreme detonators have been recovered,” said the DCI on their twitter page.

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“The suspects are in lawful custody pending further police action. Further investigations into the matter are ongoing.”

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