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GSU officer, two civilians arrested in Mombasa for abducting woman

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A Baringo based GSU officer Constable Kelvin Komora alongside two Civilians were Friday night arrested by Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Detectives in Mombasa after abducting a 36 year old Safaricom employee who works in Malindi, in a suspected loan recovery mission.

According to the DCI, the woman victim had allegedly taken a 500,000 shillings loan from one of her abductors Ms. Grace Wairimu but failed to meet the agreed repayment deadline.

Seeking the assistance of the police officer and Mr. Omar Mwanguze, the three had ambushed and forced the victim into a private car before driving off from Malindi.

Upon receiving the report of a possible abduction, the DCI detectives made hot pursuit of the nissan motor vehicle where upon being cornered, the perpetrators drove into Central Police station, Mombasa.

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Victim was rescued and the three placed in custody as further investigations continue.

Meanwhile, four Kenya Wildlife Service oficers based at Baawa KWS Station in Samburu were on Friday arrested for violently robbing a group of relatives on December 26, 2019 while coming from a dowry function.

According to DCI, the victims who were returning to their homes from Lodogojek area had been blocked by the armed officers on board a KWS land cruiser, who robbed them of 9,500 shillings and other personal items.

Upon receiving the report and conducting identification parade to pick out the culprits who had disappeared to their station after the robbery, detectives arrested four suspects.

They are namely Cpl James Lamata, and Wardens Brian Kiplangat, Dad Said and Peter Kirui.

They were placed in custody pending arraignment to answer to charges of Robbery with Violence contrary to section 296 (2) of the Penal Code.


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