Police in Makueni have arrested three suspects with alleged stolen goods worth millions of shillings.

In a statement, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said the three identified as Haron Wachira, Dennis Onkoba, and Wambua Mutua were nabbed in Kasikeu area within Makueni County.

DCI said the trio had robbed a godown in Embakasi and loaded the merchandise including smart speakers and kitchenware worth Ksh9.5 million belonging to Bu-mat Distributors in a lorry.

Police said after the robbery, they headed to Makueni to sell the items in a black market before they were nabbed.

“Haron Wachira, Dennis Onkoba and Wambua Mutua were arrested hours after the incident in Kasikeu area within Makueni County, as they fled with the merchandise belonging to Bu-mat distributors, in a lorry.

“The goods included smart speakers worth over Ksh6M, kitchenware, and other goods that had been loaded into a Mitsubishi canter registration number KCY 285W and were headed for the black market,” part of DCI’s statement read.

Detectives recovered the stolen items and put the suspects in custody awaiting to be arraigned for robbery with violence.


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