Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Man arrested conducting illegal night patrols in Langata

Police based in Langata have arrested a civilian impersonating Administration police and conducting illegal night patrols in the area.

“Langata based Detectives are investigating how a civilian, Gregory Simiyu Mabele, donned in fatigues belonging to our sister service APS Kenya, impersonated a Police Officer and started conducting his self assigned, illegal night patrols in Langata’s Southlands area.” Said DCI

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Gregory Simiyu was arrested on Friday night pretending to offer public safety and security services. DCI believe he is part of a bigger network who defraud unsuspecting members of the public.

“The 40-year-old suspect was arrested last night past curfew hours, as he walked around the Southlands suburbs, pretending to be offering public safety and security services.

Detectives suspect that he is part of a wider cabal of criminals, who pose as Police Officers and betray the trust of unsuspecting members of the public, by defrauding & stealing from them.” Said DCI

The 40-year-old is expected to be arraigned in court on Monday and answer to charges of illegal possession of government stores contrary to section 324 (2) and also for impersonating a police officer.

“He will be arraigned in court on Monday, to answer to charges of being in unlawful possession of government stores contrary to Section 324 (2) & Impersonating a Police Officer contrary to Section 101 (1) (b) of the National Police Service Act.” Said DCI

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