Rolls of bhangi and crime weapons recovered as muggers are arrested in Nairobi
198 rolls of bhangi, 37 knives and pangas recovered as 16 muggers are arrested in Embakasi, Nairobi county.
The national police service has commended Embakasi-based National Government Administration Officers (NGAOs) and area residents for playing a role in ensuring that the operation was a success.
The statement by NPS
NOTORIOUS ROBBERY SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN EMBAKASI
National Police Service officers in various parts of the country continue to work tirelessly to ensure safety and security for all.
Police from Villa Police Station in Embakasi, Nairobi yesterday arrested 16 suspected muggers from their hideout within Transami area.
The officers searched the hideout and found one toy pistol, 37 knives, 3 pangas and 2 hammers.
Other items recovered include 158 rolls of bhang, 2 litres of chang’aa and 10 Kenya Power meter boxes, suspected to have been stolen
We appreciate the unwavering support and partnership with National Goverment Administration Officers and members of public who immensely contributed to the success of this operation.
Netizens have reacted to the statement from the authorities for their commitment to end crime.
Kimiria tweeted,”Good job. Let follow the laid procedures by the constitution and End extrajudicial killing.”
Another one tweeted,”These youth just want to steal and harm people nothing like unemployment and poverty causing this.”
Jabez commented,”My thoughts;youths btn 18yrs and 24yrs should have a mandatory government engagement either in security,agriculture or infrastructure development to secure a stable future generation..we’re staring at a wasted generation!”
Mbuguz posed,”Is it possible you drop the entire process we see where the problem is? As sure as there’s day and night these thieves will be released and they’ll be back like they never left.”