Five suspects arrested over theft of gas cylinders in Embu


Five suspects arrested over theft of gas cylinders in Embu

In Summary

  • Assistant County Commissioner Dennis Ongaga said the suspects were arrested at Kamiu village by officers acting on a tip off from residents.
  • According to Mr. Ongaga, the locals had been complaining about disappearance of gas cylinders from their homes.
  • The commissioner further said the gang had been operating from Kangaru, Kamiu and Blue valley estates theft of gas cylinders has been rampant.

Five suspects were Wednesday arrested for allegedly being part of a gas cylinder theft syndicate in Embu town.

Assistant County Commissioner Dennis Ongaga said the suspects were arrested at Kamiu village by officers acting on a tip off from residents.

According to Mr. Ongaga, the locals had been complaining about disappearance of gas cylinders from their homes.

The commissioner further said the gang had been operating from Kangaru, Kamiu and Blue valley estates theft of gas cylinders has been rampant.

The five were detained at Itabua Police Station as police hunt down more suspects who will be arraigned in court.

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