Mastermind behind the spate of robberies in Juja Finally arrested- DCI.
The directorate of criminal investigations, Has reported a case of a 54 year old man, who has been causing mayhem in areas of Juja and Is finally under custody.
The statement read,”A man suspected to be the mastermind behind the spate of robberies that have rocked Juja in Kiambu County and parts of Murang’a County, has been arrested by detectives. Simon Gitonga, alias ‘The Axe Man’ was arrested following an operation by sleuths from the elite Crime Research & Intelligence Bureau, augmented by a contingent of detectives from Imenti North and Murang’a County.
“The 54-year-old man who is a serial offender has been on the run and has a warrant of arrest issued by the Thika law courts, for his arrest. During his arrest, a well sharpened machete was recovered from him,” read part of the statement.
On a separate case, DCI arrested two suspects, who are believed to be associated with the drug trafficking in the country.
The statement read,”Two more suspects are in police custody in connection with the ongoing operation targeting drug traffickers in the country. The two, a Nigerian national Michael Adeyemi Adedji and a Kenyan Selina Ndinda Ndonyo were arrested at Umoja Innercore in Nairobi, by Anti Narcotics detectives following intelligence leads.
“A search in their house resulted to recovery of four African made hand bags with false sides each containg a package of white powdery substance suspected to be cocaine. Further search led to recovery of a seperate red bag containg three packages of a similar substance. All the substances were seized, weighed and found to be approximately 2,100gms. Meanwhile, the suspects have been placed in custody pending arraignment,” The DCI added.