3 suspects in notorious car theft syndicate in Kasarani, Roysambu arrested
Police in Kasarani have arrested 3 suspects alleged to be behind a notorious car theft syndicate.
Reports indicate that the three are part of a gang that has been terrorising residents of Kasarani and Roysambu.
Area OCPD Peter Kimani identified the gang leader as Stephen Njoroge Njihia, who he said they have been tracing for a long time.
The others are Gladys Wanjiku and Francis Kinyanjui. They are being detained at Kasarani Police Station.
Area DCIO Mwenda Meme noted that they have begun undercover investigations following numerous complaints from members of the public.
He noted the most affected areas as Seasons in Kasarani, Garden Estate and Kahawa West.
During the arrest, police also seized drugs that the gang is alleged to have been using on their victims.
Two vehicles that were allegedly stolen as well as SIM cards were recovered from the suspects.
Police are also searching for a fourth suspect who is still at large.
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