A homemade pistol recovered at the suspect's home(Photo/Courtesy).
Police officers based in Dagoretti on Monday arrested a suspected thug at Delta Petrol Station in Kawangware 46 during an intelligence-led operation. The suspect believed to be behind a spate of robberies in the area led police to his house after arrest and upon search, several items linked to robbery were recovered.
Among the recovered items include one homemade pistol capable of firing, one Nokia mobile phone suspected to have been stolen, one tear gas grenade, a Samsung Tablet, and a machete among others. He was arrested and placed in custody pending arraignment.
Preliminary investigations suggest that the suspect and his male accomplice who is still at large had staged a robbery attack on Monday morning. The robbery incident was reported at Waithaka Police Station.
Police thanked members of the public for providing information that led to the arrest of the suspect and recovery of the items that will be crucial as they press charges in court.
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