Illegal weapons recovered from a man's home in Marakwet East

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On Sunday, June 19, 2022, National Police Service officers conducted an intelligence-led operation in the home of Abraham Kiptum located in Kaben Village, Marakwet East Sub-County, Kenya's Rift Valley.

After a thorough search of his residence, the officers recovered 76 rounds of ammunition, seven empty magazines of AK-47, four empty magazines of G-3, one AK- 47 pouch and one side pouch.

Others included two Angola shirts, one jungle green lanyard, banned industrial chemical, namely Furon 5GR, one APS member of inspectorate pullover, one Green jungle trouser, 43 arrows, seven bows, three quivers and assorted personal items.

The security team arrested Abraham Kiptum and Brandon Kilimo and escorted them together with the recovered items to Tot Police Station, awaiting further necessary police action.

"The National Police Service lauds members of the public for being vigilant and passing information to security agencies," said the police in a statement.

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