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Three robbery suspects arrested in Kilimani, Athi River

Three notorious robbery suspects have been rounded up in Kilimani and Athi River, and a firearm recovered among other stolen properties.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the operation followed a thorough forensic analysis of evidence obtained from various armed robbery scenes across Nairobi and its environs, which were staged on diverse dates from 2023.

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In the resolute pursuit, detectives from DCI HQS, Starehe and Athi River joined forces in a sting operation, successfully pouncing on 39-year-old Julius Osoro Nyagoi in Nairobi’s Kilimani area.

After interrogation, the suspect led the investigators to his homestead at Green Park Estate in Athi River, Machakos County.

In his house no. 641, two of his accomplices; John Michael Muturi, 38 and Charity Njeri Kimani aged 34 were also arrested before a thorough search was conducted and several exhibits recovered.

These included a Czeska pistol loaded with 7 rounds of ammunition, and two pairs of motor vehicle number plates bearing Reg. Nos. KBB 027Z and KDE 399Q, assorted motor vehicle parts, several sim cards, mobile phones, two laptops, an iPad, logbooks for KCE 135W and KCQ 381A, wrist watches and ATM cards.

Also found in the parking lot were motor vehicles Reg Nos. KDC 019P Mazda Bongo, KCE 135W Toyota Noah, KCB 790B Toyota Mark X and KDE 459A Toyota Fielder, all of which were impounded for verification.

The three suspects were then escorted to Pangani Police Station where they are being processed for arraignment on Thursday, April 11, 2024.

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