Detectives have managed to arrest six suspects in Kawangware in connection to a series of robberies targeting pedestrians and motorists along the Southern by-pass.
A total of 112 mobile phones were recovered during the joint operation as one of the victims positively identified her mobile phone.
“Six suspects have been arrested in Kawangware, in connection with the series of robberies targeting pedestrians and motorists along the Southern by-pass. Detectives employed cyber and forensic analysis, with the help of sleuths attached to the Crime Research & Intelligence Bureau to nail the suspects.
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As a result, Police recovered 112 assorted mobile phones all suspected to have been stolen. One victim who had previously been attacked by the vicious gang along the highway, managed to identify her phone.
During the operation mounted by Langata based crime busters, they managed to arrest Messi Martha Mutioka, Tevin Njuguna, Edward Baraza Shikoba, Lawrence Gitahi Ndirangu, Kenneth Maina Chege and David Lugali Asianja all aged between 21 and 32 years old.
The detectives have so far managed to arrest a total of 15 suspects, in connection with the robberies. Any victims who may have lost their valuables including mobile phones are requested to visit our offices at Langata Police Station, to identify them.” Said DCI