4 Firearms, 19 Rifles, Several Mobile Phones Nubbed By Police In Garisa from Armed Suspects


Police in Garissa are holding four armed male suspects, four firearms, nineteen (19) rifle magazines, about 500 rounds of ammunition and several mobile phones nabbed during their arrest today at Nuno, Garissa County.

This follows swift action by NPS Officers from Garissa Police Station in collaboration with Border Police Unit which led to the interception of a white vehicle make Toyota Probox at Nuno area, with 4 male occupants: Yussuf, 40; Ali, 39; Ahmed, 29; and Abdullahi, 38 all donning military gear, each armed with an AK-47 rifle and with hundreds of ammunitions.

Garisa suspects

Also recovered were a balaclava, ballistic helmet, a knife and a machete.

The motor vehicle is detained, and the four are awaiting arraignment in Court, as investigations continue.

The National Police Service would like to appreciate members of public that tipped the Officers with the information which led to the success of this operation. Let us maintain peace among each other during this time of insecurity cases.


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