Anti-Terror detectives hunting for the suspect in whose house a cache of weapons was discovered

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Anti-terror police unit (ATPU) have launched a manhunt for a suspect in whose house an armoury stocked with a cache of lethal firearms and hundreds of ammunitions was recovered in Nairobi's Kilimani area.

Ken Wycliff Okello Lugwili, the proprietor of Vic. Technologies Limited had for a long time failed to pay his monthly rent prompting the landlord, Ballon Wanjala Nangalama, to seek a court order allowing him to break into the premises.

Accompanied by Kilimani-based police officers, Hebros auctioneers gained entry into the premises, ready to issue a notification of the sale of any worthy items to recover rent arrears amounting to Sh4,962,990.

"Once inside, a quick search revealed an armoury, stocked with an assortment of weapons of different caliber and hundreds of ammunition," said the DCI.

Detectives have since established that the suspect was a licensed firearm dealer, but his license was suspended over 3 years ago.

The suspect, who has since gone into hiding, is wanted and has 24 hours to surrender to the nearest DCI offices.

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