Nine suspects have been arrested in connection to a robbery which occurred in Olenguone on 14th of this month.
One of the robbers is said to have dropped the magazine of a Jericho pistol with 15 rounds of ammunition.
One of the arrested was a police officer who was found with a Jericho pistol but without a magazine.
“The nine suspects were arrested following a robbery which occurred at Olenguone on 14/09/2018 during which the robbers dropped the magazine of a Jericho pistol with 15 rounds of ammunitions. One of the police officers arrested was found with a Jericho pistol without a magazine.” Said the DCI.
Those who were arrested include;
1. Mr.Patrick Kimani Ndungu
2. Mr.Cosmas Kipkurui Koech
3. Mr.John Muthama Gathecha
4. Mr.Douglas Kiplangat Kirui
5. Mr.Samuel Gagiri Nderitu
6. Mr.Bernard Kipkorir Cheruyiot &
7. Mr.Geoffrey Cheruyiot Terer
The arrest was done by flying squad and they are still in pursuit of other suspects in connection to the alleged robbery.
Arrested alongside the nine suspects were two police officers namely no 88882 PC Arthur Murithi and no 225655 Felix Korir.
The two police officers who were arrested were attached to Molo and Kamara Division Head Quarters respectively.
“Flying Squad Detectives yesterday arrested nine suspects among them two NPS Official_KE officers namely No.88882 PC Arthur Murithi of DCI_Kenya & No.225655 APC(Drv) Felix Korir of APS Kenya; both attached at Molo & Kamara Divisional HQs respectively for the offence of Robbery.” Added DCI Kenya.
Yesterday Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko led in the discovery of 12 infant bodies hidden in Pumwani Hospital sending the whole country in a shock.
The Governor ordered for immediate investigation into the incident as previous complains have also been raised in regard to the hospital.
Governor Sonko conducted the raid following a tip in regard to bodies being ferried out of the wards.
The discovery led to an emergency meeting between the DPP and DCI to deliberate on the matter.
DCI was directed by the DPP to urgently commence investigations surrounding the discovery of the bodies and submit a progress report within seven days.