Directorate of Criminal Investigations Eliminates Notorious Car Theft Ring
Jan. 15, 2020
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations has reined in on a notorious gang responsible for thefts in cars across the country.
In an announcement posted on social media on Wednesday, January 15, the DCI announced that officers had pounced on seven suspects that they believe stole Ksh 900,000 from a vehicle in Buruburu on January 11, 2020.
"Seven members of a notorious criminal gang which on Saturday 11th January 2020 broke into and stole Ksh 900,000 from a parked car at a car yard along Ngong Road was today arrested by DCI Kilimani detectives and three motor vehicles believed to be used in the perpetration detained," the DCI posted.
The perpetrators are believed to have been privy to the victim's movements and are reported to have tracked him all the way to where he intended to purchase the vehicle, after which they struck.