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Yesterday, we reported how John Muthoni, a driver with the 2NK Sacco, courageously drove to Sagana Police Station upon realising that the high school students he was carrying were smoking bhang and drinking alcohol.
Muthoni was transporting students from Nyeri to Nairobi for their mid-term break. After failing to contain the rowdy and highly intoxicated students, the driver resorted to driving them to the nearby police station.
Sadly, the 14 students (seven boys and seven girls) jumped from the windows of the moving matatu before Muthoni could reach the report desk. In his own Facebook account, Muthoni has reported that he was sacked for his act of bravely.
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A woman who was kidnapped yesterday morning as she headed to work, was rescued by detectives after a 3-hour ordeal in the hands of the kidnappers. The woman who is a fruit vendor at City Park had woken up at the crack of dawn and rushed to the bus stop at toll station
along Thika road, in a bid to catch an early bus to the city. At the bus stop, a private vehicle make Toyota Raum KBU 265V, pulled over. The driver asked the woman whether she was headed to Nairobi and when she replied in the affirmative, he offered to drop her at Ngara
adding that he was carrying two other passengers who were headed to the city. Innocently, the fruits vendor boarded the vehicle that sped towards Nairobi. However, upon approaching Kenyatta University, the vehicle took the service lane, made a U-turn at the Engen gas station
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A fight between three brothers on Wednesday night, turned tragic after one of them killed their mother who had tried to prevail upon them to stop fighting. Makomere Shikokongo, 35, John Omoro, 25 and Joseph Amakobe, 40, had turned their mother’s compound in Ibokolo,
Kakamega county into a battlefield, where they physically went for each other’s throats over an unknown issue. When things got out of hand after an exchange of punches and kicks, their concerned mother intervened in a bid to separate them.
But one of her sons who did not take her actions kindly, kicked her sending her on the ground a few metres away and continued facing off with his brothers. All this happened as their 63-year-old father Paul Shikokongo, was away from home.
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Detectives based in Kirinyaga are tracing the whereabouts of 14 students, who jumped from the windows of a moving Nairobi bound matatu, after they were busted smoking weed. The students from Fred's Grammer mixed secondary school had boarded the Matatu belonging to 2NK SACCO
at the Karatina bus stage, headed for their mid term break. However on approaching Kibingoti along the Nyeri-Nairobi highway, the driver John Maina, sensed a strong aroma of cannabis sativa coming from the back of the the matatu.
Upon checking the rear view mirror, he was shocked to see billowing smoke as the seemingly excited teenagers passed a joint amongst themselves, while others imbibed alcoholic drinks. The concerned driver urged them to stop but the intoxicated students became unruly
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A one year old baby girl who had been stolen from her home in Funyula, Busia county, has finally been found and reunited with her biological mother. Baby Gladwel Zawadi was rescued after a three day meticulous operation and the suspect identified as Electine Obonyo,
placed behind bars.

Baby Zawadi was stolen from the doorsteps of their house on November 16, as her nanny went about the daily house chores. She was busy doing laundry a few steps from the house, when she turned back to find the baby missing.
When the missing baby’s report was received at Funyula police station, detectives backed up by general duty police officers immediately embarked on a mission to trace baby Zawadi and bring her back home.
For three days, the team following leads provided by witnesses tracked
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A 24-year-old man is in custody after his plans to rape his own grandmother last night at around 1am, failed to materialize. Stephen Mutua Mutala from Kalongo sub-location in Makueni county, attempted to commit the abominable act after breaking into his 86-year-old grandmother’s
house and crept into her bed. He then grabbed her by the neck and covered her mouth before attempting to rape her. The granny in her sunset years screamed in despair as she fought off her attacker, with all the strength that she could gather.
This alarmed the frustrated suspect, who stormed out of the house after hitting her grandmother’s leg with a chair, leaving her writhing in pain. A manhunt was immediately launched in search of the suspect who has since
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Police in Isiolo are in hot pursuit of an armed gang that raided a local pub last night, shooting at a patron on his thigh and inflicting numerous injuries on others before escaping with an unknown amount of money.

Following the 8pm incident, police on patrol received a distress
call from the owner of the bar locally known as “Wazee Hukumbuka" & responded swiftly.

They tactfully approached the scene where an unestablished number of gun-toting villains were roughing up patrons, as they frisked them for valuables.

In a well calculated move that covered
the bar's possible exits, the officers announced their presence and intention to fire if the gang failed to surrender.

Defying the orders, one of the gang members went for the trigger, but before he could make a fatal aim at anyone, a hawk-eyed officer neutralized his efforts
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The National Police Service assures the public of their security and safety following terror-related incidences in our neighbouring country earlier today. Our sympathies to victims and families who were affected by such an atrocious act.

We have activated our security
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installations across the country with heightened security within our towns and borders. While we remain on high alert to safeguard residents and their properties, we encourage the public to be watchful of any suspicious persons and activities within their neighbourhoods and
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report them to a nearest police station or on our toll free numbers 999/112 and 0800722203.

#FichuaKwaDCI
#ActionCountersTerrorism
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Langata based crime busters early today morning arrested a terror suspect identified as Ali Abdullahi Hussein, within Langata shopping center. The suspect who is a Somali national had at around 2am approached a police officer on patrol and cunningly sought information from him
that he found suspicious. The suspect sought to know on which day of the week a popular joint along Langata road, hosts the largest number of patrons. The officer was puzzled by the questions from the suspect, who posed as an ordinary civilian seeking general information.
When the officer hesitated to respond, the suspect offered a reward of Sh180,000 in exchange for the information that was not forthcoming. Convinced that the man was up-to no good, the officer on patrol raised his colleagues who responded immediately and arrested the suspect.
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Detectives have recovered Sh19M in fake U.S dollars, after an operation to crack a fake diamonds ring led them to the recovery of fake cash. In an undercover operation by Crime Research (CRIB) and Serious crime detectives, the fake currency concealed in a briefcase Image
was recovered when the detectives were effecting the arrest of a couple, believed to have swindled a city based management consultant over Sh11 million in a diamonds scam. This followed a report filled by the complainant after what first appeared to be a lucrative lifetime Image
venture, turned out to be a joke and the biggest fraud the woman has ever experienced in her life. In an unbelievable chronology of events, the woman was tricked into investing in the dubious trade by one engineer Irungu, who introduced himself as her former trainee. Image
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It’s 30 years behind bars for man behind Embu priest killing. Image
This morning, the main suspect in the brutal killing of Catholic priest Michael Kyengo, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, at the Embu high court. The suspect, Michael Mutunga who brutally murdered Fr Kyengo by strangulating him before slitting his throat open, Image
confessed to killing the clergyman on the night between October 8 and 9, 2019. The priest’s body was discovered in a shallow grave on the riverbed of Mashamba seasonal river in Makina location, about 15 kilometres from Gategi shopping centre in Mbeere, Embu County. In yet another Image
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DCI's Transnational Organized Crime detectives yesterday arrested three suspects of trafficking in narcotics, who have been operating with impunity across the country and beyond in the guise of engaging in legitimate businesses.

Swalehe Yusuf Ahmed and Suleiman Salim Kaingu ImageImageImage
were arrested in Kilifi's Kikambala area yesterday, with several packages of approximately 1Kg of Heroin estimated at over Sh 3million in the prohibited markets.

Swalehe Yusuf Ahmed is notoriously known as a trafficker of the hard drug in the coastal region, having two related ImageImage
cases pending before court, and has been carrying on with the illegal business while out on bond.

In the cases, Swalehe is accused of trafficking over 105Kg of Heroin estimated at Sh 285Million, money which he launders alongside various operatives that work for him.
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Detectives based in Makueni county are looking for a clergyman who raped a school going teenager and warned her of dire consequences should she disclose the ordeal to anyone. The man of the cloth identified as Rev Daniel Kimeu, entrusted with the responsibility of
shepherding the Lord’s flock abdicated his responsibility and attacked one of his own. The cleric who ministers at A.I.C kalebwani church in Kilungu, had offered a ride to the 18-year-old form three girl on October 19, 2021, before he stopped the vehicle at a secluded spot
after a few kilometers and forced himself on the girl. As she painfully recounted her ordeal in the hands of the man of the cloth, the girl reported to her teacher that she was walking home from Kikuswi market, when Rev Kimeu suddenly stopped his vehicle and beckoned her
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A 23-year-old woman and her 2-year-old baby escaped death last night, after her husband set their house ablaze following a domestic argument. Diana Mutiso, sustained serious injuries on her face, waist and hands after she braved the raging inferno to save her little angel
Olivia, who miraculously escaped the incident unscathed. Earlier, her husband Davis Matata, 24, had returned home drunk at around 11pm and picked a quarrel with her over an unspecified reason. Minutes later, the quarrelsome Matata reached for a bottle of Kerosene in the
house and doused all house hold goods with the fuel before setting it ablaze. Matata then took flight leaving his wife and their little angel to be consumed by the fire. Determined to save her son’s life, Matata’s wife who had rushed after her fleeing husband returned
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A wanted suspect believed to be part of a wider network of criminals targeting boda boda riders and stealing their motorbikes has been arrested. The notorious suspect Samuel Oluoch alias Dozi, was arrested by our detectives based in Suna East, Migori county and three
motorbikes recovered in his possession. The 26-year-old suspect who posses as a mechanic was arrested following a call received through our #FichuakwaDCI hotline, from a concerned member of the public. In a crime that appears to be gaining currency in the country, the syndicate
mainly targets the popular Boxer make that sells like hot cakes in the black market. Detectives further established that Dozi’s network of criminals extends to a nearby prison, where he is in constant contact with a robbery suspect.
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Athman Karim Kori, 36, is a guest of the state for the weekend after he was arrested last evening selling a mobile phone that he, together with an accomplice, had stolen in Muranga town.

Athman & his counterpart had accosted Harrison Kuria within Mumbi Estate as he was walking
home. The two brandished an imitation pistol and held it against Kuria as they went for his pockets. They made away with his mobile phone and Sh5200 in cash.

An hour later, one of the thugs approached a shop attendant in the town to sell the phone. On sighting the phone, the
shop attendant who had earlier heard of Kuria’s predicament immediately recognized it.

He tricked the seller to wait for him as he went to fetch money but in turn, he informed Kuria and alerted police officers based at Muranga police station.

On arrival, the officers pounced on
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A man suspected of killing his 24-year-old wife on suspicion of infidelity after finding a love message in her phone authored by another man is behind the bars of Musanda Police Station in Mumias West, Kakamega county.

Edwin Okoth Owino, 27, who had walked into the station's
report office to book a sudden death report was arrested after a visit to the scene by police established a foul play. The lifeless body of his wife was found lying in their sitting room.

The suspect had at 6.45am narrated to police that he left his wife in their sitting room
last night, when he went to bed hoping she would join him shortly.

That hours later when she didn't show up at the bedroom, and believing she was having a power nap, he went to wake her up. Reportedly, he had found her unresponsive and cold, prompting the early morning report of
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A family in Mumias, Kakamega County, spent the night in the cold after their landlady set their house ablaze, over a disagreement on payment of house rent.Caroline Mukolwe, the owner of the property had approached the tenant last evening demanding for house rent
amounting to Sh800. However, the tenant 40-year-old Teresia Ayeng, could not raise the total amount at the moment. Instead, she offered the landlady Sh400 pledging to clear the balance in a few days. But the seemingly impatient landlady who would hear none of her pleas for
more time to raise the rest of the money, rushed back to her house and came back running holding a bottle full of kerosene and a matchbox. She entered the tenant’s house, doused her bedding and clothings with the kerosene and set it ablaze reducing the poor woman’s
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Huku visa vya wizi wa simu vikizidi kukithiri haswa mijini na viunga vyake, jamaa mmoja aliyetamani kuvuna asipopanda aliokolewa na polisi baada ya umma wenye mori kumpa kipigo cha mbwa koko aliyejitosa msikitini.

Kelvin Kamau mwenye umri wa miaka 21 alinusuriwa kwenye kipigo
hicho, baada ya kufumaniwa na umma punde tu baada ya kuinyakua simu ya mwanadada aliyekuwa kwenye pitapita zake kwenye barabara ya Murang'a jijini Nairobi.

Kamau aliyekuwa ameabiri pikipiki kama mteja, aliinyemelea simu ya binti huyo alipokuwa kwenye mazungumzo, kabla ya
kuigandisha kiganjani mwake na kuendelea kana kwamba hakuna kilichojiri.

Kwa masikitiko, mwathiriwa alipiga ukwenzi uliohinikiza anga na kujibiwa na umati uliokuwa karibu.

Baada ya kuashiria pikipiki iliyombeba mwizi, walioitika mbiu walitoka shoti kuiandama, na kwa muda wa koo
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Detectives are pursuing a man in Turkana South sub county who killed his 2-year old son, after attacking his wife Eblait Nangiro, as she carried the baby on her back. Before the incident which occurred at around 1pm in Lopur village, Eyenae Ekwom, 35,
had quarreled his wife over her intentions to take the 2-year old to hospital, since the baby was feeling unwell. Instead, he wanted his wife to tend to his goats oblivious of the state of his sick child. When his wife became defiant and insisted on taking the baby to
the local dispensary for treatment, the man descended on them with blows and kicks leaving the baby unconscious after he hit him with a stick. His wife also sustained injuries on her face and legs. After the inhuman attack, the man immediately went into hiding.
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A motorbike theft suspect is thanking police officers from Kamulu Police Post for his life, after they saved him from the wrath of an irate mob last night. The suspect whose life is hanging on the balance at a city hospital, was cornered by an angry mob of boda boda riders
after he stole a motorbike belonging to one of them. Morris Simiyu had dropped off a passenger at Manyatta area and parked his bike not far from the road, at around 8pm. He then approached a client whom he was engaging to hire his services, when a man suddenly jumped on his bike.
Before Simuyu would comprehend what was happening, the man tried to kick start the bike but failed in his first attempt. Simuyu raised alarm as he ran towards his only source of livelihood, but the determined thug gave the bike a second spirited kick, roaring the beast to life
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A suspect who had attempted to defraud a nut processing company of Sh35.9 Million was arrested last evening by detectives, at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as he tried to flee the country. Endurance Obayan, was stopped on his tracks
as he desperately attempted to board a Nigeria bound flight, to escape from our agents who were hot on his trail. Obayan had gained access to the Equatorial Nuts Processing Limited systems based in the city and sent a fake invoice to their client in Australia,
demanding payment of Sh35.9 million. The email further instructed the client to channel the money to an account in China. This alarmed the client who immediately contacted Equatorial Nuts, in a bid to establish whether they had changed their bank details.
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To enhance investigators' expertise in Crime Scene Management (CSM) and preservation of the integrity of a scene, the DCI and the German Cooperation, GIZ have partnered in providing a series of CSM trainings to DCI's general investigators deployed across the country.
The highly coveted program which outlines the roles of 1st responders to a scene of crime, preservation of the scene, modes of collecting and packaging exhibits in active scenes started with the first batch of 22 detectives at the DCI Academy.

The participants assembled for the
week-long intensive training on October 25, ahead of similar groups that will benefit from the program.

Terming the program as a major boost to DCI's endeavour to sharpen the investigative capacity of detectives under its umbrella, the Commandant DCI Academy,
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Remember the sad case we reported yesterday about a 14-year-old boy who was doused in petrol and set ablaze by his elder brothers? The boy has since succumbed to the burn injuries early today morning, while undergoing treatment at Mandera County Teaching and Referral hospital.
The 14-year-old boy had put up a brave fight for his life, but towards 2am this morning he gave up and went to be with the Lord. His distraught father Abdullah Hassan, who couldn’t come to terms with the loss of his beloved son, shed tears of pain and anguish as he
reported his death to our officers The boy, a class seven pupil at a local primary school in Mandera was set ablaze by his elder brothers who feared that he might testify against one of them, accused of stealing a mobile phone.
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