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Two suspects arrested siphoning fuel in Machakos County

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Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations on Tuesday night arrested two suspects found siphoning fuel from a drilled petroleum pipeline at Kathangaita area in Machakos County.

The drilled underground pipeline was concealed in a 50×50 plot which had been completely fenced off with iron sheets.

The sleuths, who acted on a tip off searched the premises and impounded a Mitsubishi canter that was being loaded with the siphoned fuel.

The canter had a ‘Clean water Tank’ label. A search has been mounted for other suspects who escaped through an underground tunnel while those arrested remain in custody.

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Kenya Pipeline Company acting Managing Director Hudson Andambi who visited the scene lauded the police for the quick action.

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