Three suspects arrested for murdering six watchmen in Vihiga

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of six watchmen in Western Region on 3rd March this year.

The three were arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) following an intelligence based operation which began in Mukuru kwa Reuben, Nairobi and led detectives to Vihiga and Kakamega counties.

According to DCI detectives, one of the arrested suspect a 26-Year-Old Caleb Nanjira Alumbe, is believed to be at the crime scene on the night the six watchmen were killed.

The DCI detective says the second suspect was a 28 year-old Fanuel Andayi was arrested at Mukuru kwa Reuben, Nairobi.

The  detectives further says the third suspect, a 28 year-old Aziz Amwayi Akoko who was arrested in Butere had earlier been arrested by the local police for the killings that happened on 21st March this year at Khwisero but later released on bond.

Detectives say a search on Aziz house led to the confiscation of several gadgets including several mobile phones and a Laptop.

During the arrest the Sleuths managed to recover phones stolen on the night the watchmen were murdered from the second suspect Andayi.

The trio is in custody awaiting further processing.

The six watchmen were killed at Kilingili Market, Sabatia in Vihiga County.

  

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