Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested five people for kidnapping and rescued three victims.
Among those arrested in Nairobi’s Eastleigh estate on Monday night is a Kenya Defense Forces officer Mohamed Sharmake Abdi of Kahawa Barracks and alongside Abdi Hamid – a student at the Kenya Methodist University.
Others arrested at Eastleigh are Abdikalif Mohammed Noor, Ahmed Abdullahi Abdi – driver, and Salah Abdi.
DCI says on its twitter handle that the suspects were demanding Sh5, 000 to release the three abductees, whom they had held hostage in a car, before they were arrested.
The suspects will be arraigned in court on today (Tuesday).