Kitale robbery, 27, dressed in police uniform arrested


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A robbery with violence suspect is currently in custody at Kitale police station after he was arrested by police officers on patrol following a robbery incident; the Director Of Criminal Investigation reports.

In a statement, DCI details that Dan Muiruri, 27, who was dressed in a police smoke jacket was in a groupof five men who had attacked a man walking home on 8th January night and robbed him of his mobile phone and other valuables.

The victim of crime reported the incident to police officers on patrol who are said to immediately launched a manhunt for the suspects.

An hour later, the suspect who was dressed in police fatigues according to DCI, was arrested and the victim’s mobile phone recovered.

Also recovered, the details says, were a kitchen knife and 17 rolls of weed.

The suspect is currently cooling his feet in police custody pending arraignment for robbery with violence charges.