Police officers linked to series of robberies arrested in Narok


Police officers linked to series of robberies arrested in Narok
Police display items seized from the suspects arrested in Narok. PHOTO| CITIZEN DIGITAL| REUBEN MUTOCHI

In Summary

  • Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya said the suspects were found with an assortment of items including a saloon car, vehicle number plates, a police radio call, security car siren, hand-cuffs, eight mobile phones and fake 63,000 Kenya shillings notes.
  • Mr. Natembeya said also in custody are three county officers, a driver, his conductor and a watchman linked to the stealing of a water bowser belonging to the Narok county government.

Two police officers believed to be part of a car theft syndicate were on Wednesday arrested by detectives in Narok County after evading arrest.

Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya said the suspects were found with an assortment of items among them a saloon car, vehicle number plates, a police radio call, security car siren, handcuffs, a bullet, eight mobile phones and fake Ksh.63,000 notes .

The two were identified as Police Constable Peter Mutuku Kiio and General Service Unit officer Philemon Cheruiyot Chepkwony who had been working in Nairobi.

Mr. Natembeya said also in custody are three county officers, a driver, his conductor and a watchman linked to the stealing of a water bowser belonging to the Narok county government.

The water truck, which was tracked to a garage in Nairobi, had been modified into sand transporter. Mechanics and workers at the garage where the water bowser was found were also arrested.

Speaking during a display of the stolen items, the commissioner said the arrested police officers had evaded a rest for a long time.

The stolen and modified water bowser belonging to the Narok County Government. PHOTO| CITIZEN DIGITAL| REUBEN MUTOCHI

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