Six arrested over home burglaries in Kitengela, Kilimani


Six arrested over home burglaries in Kitengela, Kilimani
Fake number plates and master keys recovered when DCI detectives arrested six suspects following a violent robbery in Kitengela on May 18, 2019. PHOTO | COURTESY

In Summary

  • The six - Stephen Ngiru Kuria, Wilson Mutua Kitheka, Vincent Odhiambo, Elizabeth Akinyi Abuto, Lavender Akinyi Ogilo and Quinter Adhiambo Ongi’no – were arrested in Kilimani.
  • Two motor vehicles - Toyota Prado and Nissan Navara – as well as master keys, fake number plates, masking tapes and a safe were also confiscated during the arrest.

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Saturday evening arrested six suspects following a violent robbery in Kitengela.

The six – Stephen Ngiru Kuria, Wilson Mutua Kitheka, Vincent Odhiambo, Elizabeth Akinyi Abuto, Lavender Akinyi Ogilo and Quinter Adhiambo Ongi’no – were arrested in Kilimani.

Two motor vehicles – Toyota Prado and Nissan Navara – as well as master keys, fake number plates, masking tapes and a safe were also confiscated during the arrest.

According to the DCI, two of the suspects – Elizabeth Akinyi Abuto and Lavender Akinyi Ogilo – had warrants of arrest for absconding court and jumping bail respectively.

The six suspects also reportedly have pending cases in court in connection to several offences of burglary, house-breaking and stealing in Kilimani.

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