Two arrested in botched supermarket robbery


Two arrested in botched supermarket robbery
A crime scene. Photo: File

In Summary

  • Confirming the 2am incident, Awendo OCPD Mary Musyoka said the two suspects gained access into Shivling supermarket through an opening they had made through the shopping store's wall.
  • While in the supermarket, an alarm was reportedly raised leading to officers who were on patrol cornering the suspects.
  • According to the OCPD, police nabbed the suspects with food stuffs that they had already packed in their carrying bags, preparing to leave the scene.

Two suspected robbers were Sunday evening arrested following a botched robbery at a supermarket in Awendo, Migori County.

Confirming the 2am incident, Awendo OCPD Mary Musyoka said the two suspects gained access into Shivling supermarket through an opening they had made on the shopping stores’s wall.

While in the supermarket, an alarm was reportedly raised leading to officers who were on patrol cornering the suspects.

According to the OCPD, police nabbed the suspects with food stuffs that they had already packed in their carrying bags, preparing to leave the scene.

Police also seized equipment that were used by the suspects to break into the supermarket.

On Monday, the OCPD said police were still conducting investigations and would arraign the suspects in court on Tuesday.

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