After the country started recording high crime rates, detectives from the DCI sprung into action, and the results can be seen.
The National Police Service reported reduced robbery cases with violence and petty crimes in Nairobi and its environs.The sting operation has continued in other parts of the country.
"A further search in his grandfather's house nearby led to recovery of 19 rounds of 5.56mm calibre including a tracer, one jungle pullover, one blue police raincoat and 6 wooden rungus fixed with metal heads," said the DCI.
Two churches were also burnt to the ground during the operation by a contingent of officers from the General Service Unit (GSU), Kenya Police Reservists and Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU).Pastor Thomas Nasikei lamented that his church was brought down by the officers whom he also accused of taking away some valuable church equipment.
Those who did not manage to escape, including school-going children, were quickly rounded up and herded into a waiting police vehicle. Those who fled the swoop later returned to bury the corpse in a hurry and without ceremony.According to one of the people arrested who wished not be named for fear of intimidation, police raided the homestead at 1pm on Saturday and arrested everyone on sight.
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