Ken Wycliff Okello Lugwili, a business in Nairobi is on the run after police recovered assorted weapons at his place of business in Kilimani, Nairobi.
The cache of firearms was recovered after his landlord had obtained a court order ro break into the premise to sell worthy items so as to recover a debt of Ksh 4,962,990 from the businessman.
“Detectives from the DCI Anti-terror police unit (ATPU) have launched a manhunt for a suspect in whose house an armoury stocked with a cache of lethal firearms and hundreds of ammunitions was recovered, in Nairobi’s Kilimani area.Ken Wycliff Okello Lugwili, the proprietor of Vic. Technologies Limited, had for a long time failed to pay his monthly rent prompting the landlord, Ballon Wanjala Nangalama, to seek a court order allowing him to break into the premises.
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Accompanied by Kilimani-based police officers, Hebros auctioneers gained entry into the premises, ready to issue a notification of sale of any worthy items in a bid to recover rent arrears amounting to Sh4,962,990.” Said DCI
Even though he was a licensed firearm dealer, his license had been suspended three years ago. He has been given 24 hours to surrender.
“Once inside, a quick search revealed an armoury, stocked with an assortment of weapons of different caliber and hundreds of ammunition. Detectives have since established that the suspect was a licensed firearm dealer but his license was suspended over 3 years ago.
The suspect who has since gone into hiding is wanted and has 24 hours to surrender to the nearest DCI offices.” Said DCI