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Terror suspects arrested in Majengo Mpya area of Likoni

Ten terror suspects were on Tuesday arrested by a team of multi-Agency at Likoni area.

The team led by detectives from the Anti-terror unit confiscated assorted weapons including grenades, G3 riffles and over 1,600 rounds of Ammunitions.

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Three of the terror suspects sustained gunshot wounds as seven others were arrested during the operation.

Also read: Three terror suspects killed in Lamu

“OVER 1,600 Rounds of Ammos, Grenade, G3 Rifle among other Assorted Weapons were early today confiscated at Majengo Mapya in Likoni in a resolute Operation by a Multi-Agency Team led by #ATPU Detectives.” Said, DCI

Also read: Kismayo attack: Three Kenyans among the dead

Other items recovered included three knives, six machetes, 68 air rifle pellets, nine balclaves, military uniforms, and GPS system.

An investigation is ongoing to arrest others associated with the ring of terrorists.

Also read: Kenya Airways plane fails to take off at JKIA following a bomb scare

In Kiambu County, two Lorries, a canter, and a trailer were impounded ferrying 8,900 liters of ethanol.

Tigoni based detectives arrested two suspects who were both drivers.

The officers were acting on a tip as the ethanol is suspected to have been imported from Uganda.

Suspects arrested are in custody pending to be arraigned in court for the hearing.

“Acting on a Tip-off from the public, Detectives located the Trailer Registration Number UAX 905Y Offloading 42 Drums of Ethanol to the Isuzu Canter(KCR 573K) at the said area.

Both Motor Vehicles detained & suspects in Custody pending arraignment.” Said, DCI

Berryl Achieng
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