Police at the Coast region have arrested three people reported to be stealing hired vehicles in Kilifi and Kajiado.
The three are reported to be targeting owners of the hired vehicles posing as genuine customers before disappearing with them.
“Three members of a criminal syndicate operating in the Coastal region that has been stealing hired cars after posing as genuine customers were yesterday arrested in Kilifi & Kajiado by Mombasa- based DCI Kenya detectives, & a Toyota Axio that was stolen two months ago recovered.” Said DCI
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Pursuing one of the recent case involving a Toyota Axio of registration number KCT 250T, one of the suspects George Morara is reported to have tempered with the tracking device before disappearing with the vehicle.
The three suspects John Kiman, 42, Pacificah Kemunto, 39 and George Morara 50 are reported to be taking the stolen to Tanzania through the Namanga border where they dispose them.
“Pursuing a case where the victim hired his KCT 250T Toyota Axio on 26th July, 2020 to one of the suspects; George Morara Aboki for three days but who disappeared since, detectives established that the syndicate was tampering with the car tracking gadgets before disposing them n Tanzania via the Namanga border.
In the intelligence-led operation, 42-yr-old John Kimani & Pacificah Kemunto Nyakundi aged 39yrs were also arrested being accomplices of the 50-yr-old George Morara.” Said DCI