A pastor is among three people arrested by DCI detectives over recent cases of robberies and murders in Nambale, Busia County.
The three were arrested after the detectives laid a trap that led to their arrest and recovery of assorted items among them gas cylinders, radio systems, and mobile phones.
“Following the spate of robberies and murders that have rocked Nambale town in Busia county, an undercover team of detectives has arrested the main suspects and recovered crucial exhibits, related to the crimes.
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Two main suspects and a pastor were arrested after a four-day sting operation that was conducted to put to an end the escalating crime wave that had bedeviled the town.
Yesterday, the suspects led detectives to their hideout where an assortment of goods stolen from robbery victims was recovered. The goods included music systems, gas cylinders, mobile phones among other valuables suspected to have been stolen.” Said DCI
A 24-year-old woman was arrested in the process as she was found in possession of one of the goods.
“A 24-year-old woman who was found with a 6kg gas cylinder and a music system believed to have been stolen was also arrested for handling stolen property. The suspects are currently being processed to face robbery with violence charges.” Said DCI