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Apr 12 6 tweets 3 min read
SIPHONING SYNDICATE AMBUSHED, TONS OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS IMPOUNDED

As the fight against trade in adulterated fuel & increased cases of siphoning continues, detectives have arrested 41 suspects found trading in the illegal business at an undeveloped yard behind Shell petrol


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station off Lunga Road, Nairobi.

Five tankers found at the site where over 17,020 ltr of diesel, 6,110 ltr of petrol, four generators, 30 drums, siphoning pipes and jerrycans were recovered have also been impounded, with DCI Crime Scene Investigators and the Energy and Petroleum


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Dec 27, 2023 9 tweets 7 min read
SCAMMERS IN SH2.85B GOLD SCAM ARRESTED IN KILELESHWA

The DCI Operations Support Unit (OSU) has arrested several suspects involved in a mega gold scam that targeted two Malaysian nationals, and recovered multiple tools of trade involved in the Sh2.85 billion botched fraudulence.


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Having received intelligence report through Kilimani Sub-County Criminal Investigations Officer on the scamming deal planned against the two foreign men, the OSU deployed a surveillance team after the two victims jetted in the country.

Reportedly, the scammers using Rock Africa


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Dec 23, 2023 17 tweets 4 min read
LANDS OFFICIAL BEHIND BARS AS POLICE HUNT FOR FORMER PC OVER LAND FRAUD

The Ass. Deputy Land Administrator Mr. Andrew Aseri Kirungu is in prison custody following his arrest in Kandara, Murang’a County & subsequent arraignment before Milimani Chief Magistrates’ Court on Dec 22, 2023 where he faced charges of Conspiracy to defraud, Procuring registration of land by false pretence and Abuse of office.

The Ministry of Lands officer is charged alongside former Provincial Commissioner Davis Nathan Chelogoi, after criminal investigations found them culpable
Sep 7, 2023 4 tweets 1 min read
RESUMPTION OF POLICE CLEARANCE SERVICES

The processing of Police Clearance Certificates at DCI Headquarters has been fully restored after a duration of system upgrade.

The office of the Principal Criminal Registrar (PCR) has effected pragmatic measures to clear the backlog resulting from the temporary system hitches, which saw the unit resort to manual processing to address dire cases.

We highly regret the delays experienced over the period, and assure our clients of enhanced and expeditious services.

The PCR further wishes to clarify that
Jul 18, 2023 4 tweets 1 min read
The attention of the DCI has been drawn to misinformation and incitement to violence through the abuse of social media platforms, under the veil of freedom of expression. Regrettably, this has caused fear and panic among peace-loving Kenyans.

Whereas the freedom of expression is guaranteed in our constitution, its enjoyment should not be used as a tool to promote and justify mayhem and lawlessness.

In this regard, the DCI wishes to advise that online incitement to violence falls out of the spectrum of constitutional protection and is criminal as per
Apr 4, 2023 8 tweets 2 min read
RESCUE VIA HOSPITAL ROOF SAVES MAN FROM IRATE MOB

A robbery suspect who had sought refuge at a hospital in Kuria West, Migori County is lucky to be alive after police saved him from an irate mob of boda boda riders that was baying for his blood. Moments before the rescue, Mwita Daudi Marwa, 45, who is believed to be a notorious motorcycle robber had leapt into Mother & Child hospital and taken refuge in a delivery room, much to the consternation of parturient mothers who were heavy in labour.
Apr 2, 2023 4 tweets 2 min read
SUSPECTS BEHIND SIAYA VIOLENCE IN CUSTODY

Five suspects are currently in custody for being part of a gang that vandalized and set property on fire during last Thursday’s illegal demonstrations in Siaya County. Michael Ochieng, Phelix Omondi, Elly Wambani, Julius Odiaga and ImageImageImage Godwin Omollo Ochieng, were arrested today following intelligence leads and exhibits including iron sheets and window grills recovered. The gang of around 1000 people had engaged police officers in running battles, before barricading the road leading to the Siaya UDA office and
Apr 1, 2023 5 tweets 1 min read
UPDATE ON ARREST OF SUSPECTS INVOLVED IN KISUMU, MIGORI VIOLENCE

14 suspects have so far been arrested following the violence witnessed in Kisumu and Migori counties, during the illegal demonstrations held last Thursday. The suspects include two prime suspects who were part of the gang that broke into Jamii Supermarket and made away with goods worth over Sh5 Million. Isaac Odhiambo and Peter Ochieng were arrested yesterday morning and foodstuffs including packets of Unga, Sugar, Rice and Tea Leaves suspected to have been stolen from the store recovered
Mar 17, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, ImageImage
Feb 24, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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!