Police in Kitui County have arrested three suspects who allegedly invaded a home at Ketu village in Mwingi Constituency and do away with Kshs 150000.
Kitui County Police Commander Steve Musyoka while confirming the Monday morning incident, said the three suspects, who were armed with crude weapons, are believed to be part of a notorious gang that has been terrorising residents of the area over the past weeks.
The family has expressed shock and discomfort at the incident, noting that the suspects were masked did not introduce themselves during the incident.
According to the police commander, the three were part of a six-man gang but three of them managed to escape.
The suspects are in police custody pending arraignment in court on Thursday this week, with a hunt for the three suspects ongoing.
The police boss noted that there has been a rise in theft cases incidents in the area, adding that a crackdown is underway to tame the notorious trend.
Thelatest comes barely two weeks after a similar incident was reported at Mwingi north Constituency.
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