Thursday, May 13, 2021

Detectives recover cache of arms from mother and daughter

A cache of arms and ammunitions were on Wednesday afternoon recovered by DCI detectives believed to have been sneaked into the country for terror activities.

During the operations, a mother and daughter were arrested and found in possession of dual citizenship and that they lived in Dagoretti, Nairobi.

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“The DCI Anti-Terror Police Unit has this afternoon recovered a cache of arms and ammunition suspected to have been sneaked into the country for terror activities.

The weapons which include an M4 sniper rifle, with an effective range of 500 metres, were recovered from two ladies Joyce Muthoni Mwihia and her mother Goretti Mwihia, both of whom hold dual citizenship and live in Racecourse, Dagoretti Corner in Nairobi.” Said DCI

Also recovered during the operation were four pistols and a sub machine with a capability of firing 600 rounds per minute. 3,700 rounds of ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

“Also recovered in the operation were 4 pistols and a close quarter Uzi automatic sub machine gun, capable of firing over 600 rounds per minute. An assortment of over 3,700 rounds of ammunition of different calibre, was also recovered.

Detectives are currently holding the suspects for further interrogation, as ballistic examination of the cache continues.” Said DCI

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