The residents of kitui have lauded sleuth in kitui County for Swift action in arresting armed criminals who are suspected to be terorising residents.
The news of the arrest were received with joy with residents congratulating the brave and fearless police officers in kitui county, who later recovered a firearm from the suspects.
According to the info seen by the COUNTY DIARY, from katulani sub county, Itoleka police station it was reported that four armed criminals had committed a crime and they were in the process of escaping to kitui town.
On Monday 11/11/2019 at about 0800 hrs the DCIO Katulani IP ANGOTE KARANJA Called the OCS Itoleka and informed him that there was a robbery which took place at ikanga In Mutomo sub county and the robbers are heading to kitui via wilililye, katulani sub county.
The OCS immediately called the CORPRAL INCHARGE WIKILILYE POLICE POST WITH HIS OFFICERS TO LAY AN AMBUSH TO WAIT FOR THE ROBBERERS.
Saloon Motor Vehicle REG NO.KAT ** TOYOTA 110 Silver in colour Approached the roadblock from Mutomo sub county heading to wikililye.
The officers challenged the vehicle to stop in the process two male occupants escaped,
Four male persons were arrested by brave officers while trying to escape, In the process of the officers conducted quick a search in the vehicle and Managed to recover patches submachine gun, Serial NO.L2A353GA with 3 Round of 9MM and two pangas.
The suspects and the vehicle were escorted to kitui central police station for further police action.