Nairobi County Police Commander who confirmed the incident said the duo were cornered by a whisker after the detectives got wind of the matter from two motorists.
The duo were found in possession of a stolen saloon car fixed with fake registration number plate KCT 421C within Thika road at around 5pm.
The DCI stated that the have been tracing the suspects following a public outcry particularly around Nairobi CBD. He said the duo will assist police with investigations in identifying the accomplices.
"We've been following closely following various complaints from motorists especially the ones operating around Nairobi CBD. It is good the duo will assist with investigations," the DCI said.
He also said that the group target parked vehicles and uses fake registration number plates in marketing the stolen cars to their intended customers.
"We are aware the group targets parked motorvehicles and fixed fake registration number plates before selling them to their targeted customers. It is high time you keep watch on that," the DCI added.
The two are currently locked up at Kasarani Police Station pending their arraignment in court.
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