Six notorious criminals were arrested on Saturday evening by DCI detectives in Kilimani following a violent robbery in Kitengela.
They are: Stephen Ngiru Kuria, Wilson Mutua Kitheka, Vincent Odhiambo, Elizabeth Akinyi Abuto, Lavender Akinyi Ogilo and Quinter Adhiambo Ongi’no.
Two of the suspects – Elizabeth and Lavender – had Warrants of arrest for absconding court and jumping bail respectively.
Two motor vehicles – a Prado and Nissan Navara, master keys, fake number plates, masking tapes and a safe were confiscated.
Suspects are in custody.
DCI detectives have nabbed several suspects in Kilimani in the past month.
On May 4, DCI detectives arrested seven suspects with millions of fake US dollars.
Stephen Mark, Noah Amollo, Ian Otieno, Jotham Mugo, Joseph Majanga, Peter Otieno and Kevin Otieno were arrested after a sting operation following intelligence reports.
Days earlier, there was a similar operation that led to the arrest of six suspects with fake gold in the same area.
Two weeks earlier, 14 suspects were arrested in a police operation over fake gold and counterfeit currency rackets in Nairobi.
SIX Notorious Criminals were yesterday evening arrested by @DCI_Kenya Detectives in #Kilimani following a violent robbery in #Kitengela. Two Motor vehicles-Toyota Prado & Nissan Navara, Master keys, Fake Number Plates, Masking Tapes & SAFE confiscated. Suspects in lawful Custody. pic.twitter.com/S204qYPek8
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) May 19, 2019
Eight of the suspects were arrested in Langata and millions of fake US Dollars and 100kg of fake gold found in a house at the junction of Mukoma and Kiboko roads.
Among those arrested included four foreigners- a Congolese, two Tanzanians, one Nigerian and four Kenyans.