Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the recent spate of robberies targeting motorists along the Southern by-pass.
The three were arrested in Kibra by detectives based in Langata.
Their arrest follows a detailed analysis and investigations of the robberies, with detectives employing cyber and forensic analysis techniques to identify the beneficiaries of the crimes.
Boniface Winjira Unganyi, the proprietor of Basement Crew mobile shop within Lindi in Kibra, was arrested as the key suspect after a total of 102 mobile phones suspected to have been stolen from victims were recovered from his shop.
Also arrested were 35-year-old Alex Mboya, who was found in possession of a victim’s phone, and a 16-year-old minor, studying at a secondary school in Langata.
Five other suspects have been arraigned in recent weeks in connection with the violent robberies.