Notorious thug responsible for snatching valuables from PSVs in Juja road finally arrested.
The directorate of criminal investigations, DCI has reported that the notorious thug responsible for snatching valuables from Passengers in matatus in finally under custody.
The criminal was arrested yesterday after a chase by the authorities at Huruma grounds, where he had stolen mobile phones and cash
DCI reported,”ROBBERY WITH VIOLENCE SUSPECT ARRESTED. A knife wielding thug who attacked a pedestrian yesterday evening in Huruma and took away his mobile phones and unknown amount of money has been arrested.”
“Silvanus Ochieng, was arrested after a brief chase at Huruma grounds pitting the suspect and his two accomplices against police officers from Huruma police station, who were responding to a distress call from the victim of the attack,” the statement added.
They were positively identified by the victims of his numerous roberries in an identification parade that was conducted at Huruma police station.
Apparently, he is part of a gang that runs their operations around Juja road, which has caused unrest from the residents.
DCI reported,”The suspect who was positively identified by the victim in an identification parade at Huruma police station, is also a notorious thug who is part of a gang that snatches mobile phones and other valuables from passengers in public service vehicles along Juja road.
The suspects are currently being processed to be arraigned in court. The DCI have urged anyone with information about criminals, to report to them as the operation on end insecurity intensifies.
DCI stated,”Detectives based at Huruma police station are currently processing the suspect for arraignment to answer to charges of robbery with violence. #FichuaKwaDCI 0800 722 2.”