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Police officers arrested ferrying unregistered firearms

By HILARY KIMUYU October 15th, 2017 1 min read

Two police officers were on Sunday morning arrested while ferrying unregistered firearms from Isiolo to Nairobi.

The two were intercepted along Northern bypass after a tip off from a member of the public.

According police report, two AK 47 rifles – one with visible serial number – were recovered from the officers who were travelling in a government vehicle. The two rifles were hidden inside a charcoal sack.

The two officers are being detained to help in investigations.


In another incident in Kisii, an arsenal was found inside a house which had been vacated by a foreigner of Asian origin.

The shotgun was discovered by the caretaker of the building.

According to police report, the caretaker of the building stumbled a shotgun wrapped in a lesso while he was cleaning the house.

Police who arrived at the scene searched the house and found two Ceska pistols, a shotgun, hundreds of ammunition and magazines.

Police are looking for the suspect who previously rented the house. He has been identified as Yogesh Khetia.