Eldoret:Police arrest five suspects behind a car theft syndicate!

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-acting on a tip off police nabbed the five at an unfinished building within Kapsoya estate-

Uasin Gishu County police commander Benjamin Mwanthi

By Nasoor Ramadhan

Police in Uasin Gishu County Thursday arrested five criminals suspected to be behind a car theft syndicate.

According to the Uasin Gishu County Police Commander, Benjamin Mwanthi, acting on a tip off police nabbed the five at an unfinished building within Kapsoya estate while dismembering a car whose make has been identified as Toyota Porte.

“We thank members of  the public who continue to provide useful  information to the police , we  suspect the  five are members of  well-connected car theft  syndicate operating between Nairobi and Neighbouring counties  within the  North rift”Noted the  Police boss.

Upon a search of the suspects house the police were able to retrieve eight sets of TV, thirteen laptops, thirteen phones, car keys, and logbooks suspected to have been stolen.

The County Criminal investigation officer, Daniel Muleli  has  assured of  speedy investigations   where he has also implored  upon members of the public who have  reported of missing vehicles to  visit  Kapsoya  Police station in a bid to identify some of their  stolen items .

The Police  have  assured members of  the Public of enhanced security .

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