Detectives Arrest Suspected Robbers Terrorizing Nairobi Residents

By Lauryne Akoth

Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives have arrested three suspected robbers terrorizing Nairobi residents.

The detectives were able to recover a firearm after an operation in Kilimani and Athi River that led to the arrest of Julius Osoro, John Michael Muturi, and Charity Njeri Kimani.

A firearm recovered by detectives.

The operation ensued after meticulous forensic analysis of evidence collected from multiple armed robbery incidents across Nairobi and its surroundings, occurring on various dates since 2023.

In a sting operation between detectives from the DCI headquarters, Starehe, and Athi River, 39-year-old Julius Osoro Nyagoi was successfully captured at Nairobi’s Kilimani area.

After a thorough investigation, he led detectives to his house at Green Park Estate in Athi River, Machakos County where his accomplices were arrested.

John Michael Muturi aged 38 and 34-year-old Charity Njeri Kimani were arrested in apartment 641 where detectives recovered several exhibits.

In their possession was a Czeska pistol loaded with 7 rounds of ammunition, two pairs of motor vehicle number plates bearing Reg.

Recovered vehicle registration plates

Nos. KBB 027Z and KDE 399Q, assorted motor vehicle parts, several sim cards, mobile phones, two laptops, an iPad, logbooks for KCE 135W and KCQ 381A, wrist watches, and ATM cards.

Also found in the parking lot were motor vehicles Reg Nos. KDC 019P Mazda Bongo, KCE 135W Toyota Noah, KCB 790B Toyota Mark X, and KDE 459A Toyota Fielder, all of which were impounded for verification.

The trio of suspects was subsequently transported to Pangani Police Station for procedural processing and was slated for arraignment on Thursday, April 11, 2024.