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Prime suspect behind North Rift banditry attacks arrested

DCI detectives have arrested the prime suspect behind the horrific banditry attacks in North Rift as revealed on Thursday.

Lonyangapat Piranyang Komole was arrested during a sting operation within Adoket village, his hideout before two riffles were recovered.

“DCI detectives have arrested one suspect and recovered two assault rifles during an operation in Baringo County’s Tiaty West Sub County. Acting on actionable intelligence, the sleuths stealthily traced Lonyangapat Piranyang Komole to his hideout within Adoket village where he was apprehended.

A detailed search was conducted inside the suspected bandit’s house where the detectives managed to recover two AK47 rifles with 10 and 5 rounds of ammunition respectively.

The suspect is currently cooling his heels at a police facility awaiting the necessary legal procedures before appearing in court.” said DCI

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