Vehicle in viral house break ins found and recoveries made- DCI.
The directorate of criminal investigations, has thar the vehicle in viral house breaks ins has been intercepted and several recoveries made.
They reported,”Detectives based at DCI headquarters have intercepted a motor vehicle used in a spate of house breaking incidents in Syokimau area, following a mid-morning car chase with thievery suspects in Kasarani.”
This comes after the CCTV footages of the vehicle used in vandalism and robbery, trended all over social media and several victims had reported the vehicle.
They stated,”The pursuit & subsequent interception of the vehicle in which several suspected stolen properties were recovered followed numerous complaints by victims, where most of the breakings were staged during the day.
”CCTV footages circulated in various social media platforms captured the detained vehicle – a white Toyota Vanguard bearing fake registration numbers – being used by the suspects,” they added.
In a successful mission, the sleuths caught up with the vehicle at Roasters area in Kasarani but those who were inside ran to another estate in Nairobi where they dumped the vehicle.
The DCI stated,”Staging a sting operation, a team of DCI’s Crime Research & Intelligence Bureau detectives caught up with the suspects at Roasters area in Kasarani, but the occupants defied orders to stop & sped off towards Baba Dogo as police gave chase.”
“The occupants then abandoned the vehicle at Ngei Estate & escaped on foot, leaving behind the car Reg. No KCX 030P, whose registration in most thievery operations was altered to KCJ 530C,”
Several items were recovered from the vehicle including electronics and several number plate stickers.
They DCI reported,” Upon search, 5 TV sets (3 Samsung, a Vitron & Amtec TVs), a PlayStation 5, a Lenovo laptop, crowbars, metal hooks, bunch of keys and several number plate stickers were found.”
Proper documentation has been done and the recoveries preserved as exhibits. Meanwhile, pursuit of the suspects who escaped and any possible accomplices is ongoing,” they added.