Five teenagers suspected to be behind the recent robberies in Nyali, Mombasa have been arrested by police.
The suspects were arrested after Mtwapa-based police rescued one gang member from a rowdy mob.
“Five teenagers have been arrested in connection to the series of robberies that have hit the affluent Nyali suburb, in the coastal city of Mombasa. Detectives rounded up the gang after saving one of the gang members from a rowdy mob that almost lynched him.
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The Mtwapa based crime busters came to the rescue of 19 year old Bakari Juma Saidi alias Abu, who locals had linked to several robberies in Kadzandani area. Bakari was rescued from the jaws of the angry mob, that had already administered instant justice to the suspect, leaving him with life threatening injuries.” Said DCI
As the police rushed the suspect to the hospital for treatment, they got information leading to the arrest of five others among them Kamanzi Kikoba aged 17 well known as Bibi ya OSC as she is married to a wanted criminal known as Ali alias OCS.
“As the sleuths rushed him to hospital for treatment, they obtained crucial leads that later led them to the suspect’s accomplices, in Kiembeni Bobo area where more arrests were made.
David Juma aka Devido aged 19, an ex convict of Shimo La Tewa prison, Marriam Ali aged 18, Kamanzi Kikoba aged 18 and a 17 year old juvenile locally known as Bibi ya OCS, married to a notorious wanted criminal known as Ali alias OCS.” Said DCI