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Mar 17 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
PROGRESS REPORT ON THE DEATH OF GEOFFREY MWATHI NGUGI.
The DCI Homicide detectives investigating the death of Geoffrey Mwathi Ngugi aka Jeff that occurred on February 22, 2023 has concluded its 1st phase of the investigation.
The process included the interviewing of
the first cluster of witnesses in the case, forensic examination of the scene and retrieval of CCTV footages that captured the deceased's last moments.
Several other DCI Forensic experts assisting the Homicide investigators have also collected crucial evidence and the
Mar 16 • 5 tweets • 3 min read
DETECTIVES RAID ILLEGAL DISTILLERY IN KERICHO VILLAGE
A makeshift distillery that distills and packages counterfeit alcoholic products was yesterday raided and shut down in Kericho county. The distillery located at a residential property in Keongo village within Nyagacho
area packages fast moving, cheap spirits sold in local wines and spirits outlets. In a raid conducted by detectives and officials from KRA based in Nakuru, counterfeit alcoholic brands namely Best vodka, Space vodka, Kane Extra, Venice vodka and Tycoon vodka
Mar 16 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
SUSPECTS IN SH130 MILLION GOLD SCAM ARRAIGNED IN COURT
Two suspects believed to have defrauded $1 Million USD from an American citizen were yesterday arraigned at the Kibera Law Courts and released on a Sh 500,000 cash bail. In one of the latest and high level
fake gold scams in the capital, the two Nicholas Otieno Ndolo alias Nick who is the director of DSI Mining and Minerals Ltd and Thomas Otieno Ngoe the director of AFRICORP Legal consultancy, were arrested following a complain lodged by the American at Capitol Hill police station.
Mar 12 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
TWO GANGSTERS SHOT DEAD, FIREARMS AND SH.1.13M RECOVERED
Two armed robbers have been shot dead and two assault rifles recovered following a fierce shootout this morning in Kigumo, Murang’a county. Sounds of fierce gunfire rat-a-tat-tat-tat! punctuated by screams from hyenas
whose territory had just been invaded woooo! wooooo! reverberated across Kinyona Forest at around 9am, as the officers engaged the thugs who shot at them during the 9am operation.Yesterday, the thugs had staged a robbery at Unaitas SACCO Mununga branch,
Mar 12 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
KHADIJAH HUSSEIN’S MURDER SUSPECT IN CUSTODY
Following the brutal murder of the late Khadija Hussein Farah, 37, who met her death on December 25, last year in Garissa town, the main suspect behind the murder most foul is currently in custody.
Michael Barasa Wanyama, 20, who was part of a pack of three men who masterminded the murder of the 37-year-old woman, will be appearing at the Garissa Chief Magistrate’s Court on April 10, 2023 to answer his crimes.
The deceased who was attacked using a sharp object believed to
Mar 9 • 9 tweets • 2 min read
3 KILLED BY IRATE MOB FOLLOWING ROBBERY INCIDENT
Three men lost their lives yesterday after an irate mob descended on them crushing them to a pulp, after they snatched a handbag from a woman in Thika’s Makongeni’s area, Kiambu County.
The trio who were on a motorbike had attacked a woman who was going about her business at Polysack area before escaping towards Thika town on a red getaway motorbike whose plates were missing. The woman’s screams of distress caught boda boda riders and a few other young
Mar 4 • 10 tweets • 2 min read
SECOND FIREARM RECOVERED FOLLOWING LAST NIGHT’S ENCOUNTER WITH CITY THUGS
In yet another shootout that occurred last night, an armed thug was shot dead in a fierce exchange of fire pitting two thugs against our officers based at Makadara division in Nairobi.
This is after the crime busters on routine patrol and with a nose for thugs, spotted a suspicious motorbike parked close to the exit of La Enzy Mall in South B and pursued it. The thugs who immediately smelt a rat engaged our officers in a street chase and began shooting in the
Mar 4 • 10 tweets • 3 min read
END OF THE ROAD FOR GITHURAI GUNMAN
A bloodthirsty thug met our men in their element last night as he and an accomplice escaped a scene of crime where they had attacked a man at gunpoint. The yet to be identified miscreant had laid an ambush for a man who had just stopped
at his apartment at Githurai 44 and was headed to his house for the night. No sooner had the man stopped his vehicle and alighted to open the gate than the thug sprung from a row of dark vibandaski’s opposite the gate training his firearm at the hapless man’s jugular.
Mar 2 • 5 tweets • 3 min read
AMERICAN BASED NEWSPAPER FEATURES DCI VIBRANT SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES
A Daily Newspaper based in New York, The Wall Street Journal, has featured DCI’s Social Media in its publication 20 hours ago. wsj.com/articles/polic…
In a story by its Africa correspondent Michael M. Phillips, the newspaper takes note of the stories appearing on our pages which the paper says one would mistake for ‘noir’ a genre of crime film. The writer who interviewed the DCI Comms team that publishes the crime stories,
Feb 24 • 10 tweets • 2 min read
PROMISE OF BLISSFUL NIGHT ENDS IN TEARS FOR TWO CITY GIRLS
What started as a simple Hi, facebook message and graduated to a passionate exchange of flattery, love memes and sweet nothings ended in premium tears for two city babes after the man on messenger turned out to
be a dangerous village casanova.
The burgeoning relationship built on quicksand between a man only identified as Patoo based in Meru and a city girl identified as Sylvia came tumbling down like a house of cards when a promise for a house party culminating to a happy ending left
Feb 23 • 11 tweets • 9 min read
FROM 50BOB TO 100M BORDER POLICE HOSPITAL
H.E President William Ruto today presided over the official opening of the Border Police Hospital at Border Police Unit campus in Kanyonyo, Kitui County, which comes to tend to security officers injured especially in the war front.
The 130 bed facility will offer Intensive Care & High Dependency care, respond to Emergencies & Surgical operations mainly to security forces injured in the line of duty, thus complementing the 150 bed capacity National Police Hospital in Nairobi.
Recently, the US Embassy in
Feb 22 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
DONKEY MEAT SOLD TO CITY RESIDENTS SEIZED
Detectives have arrested two suspects who were found slaughtering donkeys at a thicket in Ndeiya, Kiambu County and recovered over 30 fresh carcasses of the animal.
Patrick Muiruri, 29 and Elizabeth Wangeci, 32, were arrested and two
vehicles used in the transportation of the flesh in gunny bags impounded.This followed a raid at the scene of the slaughter located at an open field within a thicket in Rwasumali village, where the beast of burden is slaughtered before finding its way to butcheries and meat
Feb 22 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
ALL SET FOR SIRKAL vs SERIKALI CLASH
The mother of all football matches in the Kenyan FKF premier league shall be staged at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani this coming Saturday, as Police FC face off with legendary Gor Mahia alias Sirkal alias K’Ogalo.
In a contest that is expected to attract thousands of football fans into the stadium, upcoming football sensation Police FC shall be seeking to dislodge a stubborn Sirkal from its dominance in the Kenyan football league and relegate it to oblivion once and for all!
Feb 21 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
NOTICE TO PCC APPLICANTS
Kindly note that you are no longer required to book a fingerprinting date while applying for the Police Clearance Certificate (formally Good Conduct). This section has been removed from the portal. Applicants are encouraged to visit their convenient
fingerprinting centres with their printed C24 copies, payment vouchers and original ID cards.
For those choosing DCI Headquarters as their preferred centre, please note that PCC applicants access the fingerprinting facility between 7.00AM and 3.00PM. After 3pm, only those within
Feb 15 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
WANTED CITY THUG SHOT DEAD
An armed and dangerous thug responsible for a series of robberies in Nairobi’s Eastlands area, was last night shot dead at Mathare’s Mlango Kubwa area, in a fierce exchange of fire with police. The thug only known as Vinnie was destined for
tragic fate as he walked into a trap laid by the top crime busters falling for it hook, line and sinker.
Vinnie, as he was popularly known by his associates in crime had no room for escape as he came face to face with the battle-hardened sleuths based at DCI Starehe,
Feb 13 • 9 tweets • 7 min read
During his maiden visit to Kenya in his capacity as INTERPOL President, Major General Dr. Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi today visited DCI Headquarters which is home to the Regional Bureau for Eastern Africa and the Nairobi Central Bureau.
Dr. Al-Raisi currently serves as the 30th
president of Interpol and the Inspector General of the United Arab Emirates' Interior Ministry. He was elected President of INTERPOL on November 25, 2021 for a four-year term.
His entry to the Mazingira Complex was preceeded by a courtesy call to the Inspector General of Police
Feb 13 • 10 tweets • 3 min read
3 MEN SAVED FROM ‘MCHELE BABES’ IN THE NICK OF TIME
Three men who were enjoying their drinks at a popular Nyama Choma and drinking joint located at Kamakis along the Eastern By-Pass, will be lucky to celebrate their Valentines day with their main, after being saved from a
pack of pishori babes by a bar manager. The trio had checked into Green Spot Gardens yesterday afternoon to unwind as they planned for the week ahead.
They imbibed rounds of cold swallows to cool their esophageal glands as a kilo of goat ribs and kienyeji chicken which they had
Feb 12 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
4 VARSITY FRESHMEN BEHIND BARS FOR ROBBERY
Detectives are interrogating four university students believed to be part of a gang behind incidents of violent robberies in Ruai, Juja, Kayole and surrounding areas. This is after and undercover team of police officers
based at Makadara, Ruai, Embakasi and Kayole last evening in a joint operation arrested a 19-year-old Kenyatta University student, following intelligence leads that he was part of a dangerous criminal gang. The suspect led the officers to his 3 accomplices who are fellow
Feb 9 • 9 tweets • 3 min read
WANTED TERROR SUSPECTS
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations is appealing to members of the public to volunteer information that may lead to the arrest of five (5) dangerous terror suspects, linked to the Alshabab terror network.
Four of the suspects are responsible for recent attacks against civilians and security forces in Lamu County and within the larger Boni enclave while one was involved in the Garissa University attack in 2014, that led to the death of 147 innocent people.
Feb 8 • 13 tweets • 6 min read
HOW FULIZA LOST CLOSE TO SH 500 MILLION TO SCAMMERS
Detectives have uncovered a high level fraud syndicate where scammers have obtained close to Sh500 million through a popular mobile phone platform supported by mobile communication service provider, Safaricom.
The service provider through its Fuliza overdraft service where customers can complete their MPESA transactions even when they do not have enough funds in their M-PESA account, lost the money in a well coordinated scheme by eight young men based in Nakuru and Trans-Nzoia counties
Feb 8 • 5 tweets • 1 min read
UNACCUSTOMED GOODS, FAKE KRA STAMPS RECOVERED
Detectives have arrested one suspect and recovered a consignment of unaccustomed alcoholic drinks and fake Kenya Revenue Authority stamps in Kasarani, Nairobi County. Johanes Odhiambo was arrested following the intelligence-led
operation conducted by a multi agency team comprising of officers from KRA and DCI. After receiving actionable intelligence, the team raided an unmarked go-down within Kasarani's Vickens 30 Industrial park area where following a detailed search, the officers managed to recover