The Director of Criminal Investigations on Friday said a man photographed with a concealed gun in his waist at Pipeline in Mukuru has been arrested.
The man will be charged accordingly as per the law, DCI George Kinoti said on Twitter.
In a photo that has been circulating on social media, the man is seen with a pistol at a garbage collecting site.
The people were left in panic wondering which estate the man could be in with the weapon which was placed carelessly.
A woman can also be seen walking towards the man’s direction oblivious of the danger that she may be putting herself into.
Pipeline residents insisted CS Matiang’i to look into the matter for their safety.
The DCI thanked Kenyans on Twitter for bringing the matter to his attention. “Let’s work together to keep our country safe,” he said.
Kenyans on Twitter also thanked the DCI for the quick response.
@GiddyKibet said, ‘Quick response, good job DCI.”
@Tylick Ndugu said, “Great job DCI.
Earlier, Kenyans on Twitter had asked the Interior ministry to arrest the suspect.
@brian Losh said,” If chokoraa are owning guns where shall we hide now? Action is needed.”
@Oyaro Enock wrote,” The best thing to assist here is Matiang’i to intervene, we are in danger now.”