The break in that happened in Kipasi Police Post had left the residents worried and in fear as fire arms were in the hands of unknown people.
Police Officers said they were in search of the stolen firearms. And after two weeks of searching, the mastermind behind the theft has been captured.
The fire arms stolen were 4 guns and 110 bullets. The break in happened when the police officers were away. The thieves broke into the Armory and stole three G3 and one AK-47 and bullets.
The culprit behind the theft, is 27-year-old Charles Nyumba Ongany. He was arrested following an operation led by detectives based in Homa Bay County.
The detectives recovered one G-3 rifle loaded with 20 rounds of 7.62mm caliber.
“Charles Nyumba Ongany, 27, was arrested following a clandestine operation by sleuths based in Homabay, leading to the recovery of one G-3 rifle loaded with 20 rounds of 7.62mm caliber,” DCI statement read.
Additionally, police say they raided the suspects rural home in Nyando, Kisumu County after getting wind that the dangerous arm cache had been buried there.
Following the raid, the suspects father is also believed to be part of the gang, managed to escape. A manhunt for his arrest is currently underway.
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