Police Recover Stolen Cows In Laikipia

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Police on Monday recovered 100 sheep and goats that had been stolen at Murera Area in Laikipia West Sub-County, Kenya's Rift Valley.

Upon receiving the report, officers responded swiftly, and within one hour, they intercepted a vehicle transporting 22 sheep and arrested two suspects awaiting processing and arraignment in court.

The owner at Rumuruti Police Station positively identified the 22 sheep as part of the 100 stolen animals. Upon interrogation, the suspects led police to the recovery of all the remaining animals in the Sosion Location.

Elsewhere, Officers from Anti-Stock Theft Unit Kiamariga yesterday recovered sheep that had been stolen from the Mutara area in the same region a few days ago.

The officers arrested a 24-year-old man who was found attempting to sell one of the stolen sheep at a nearby market. After interrogation, he led the officers to two other locations where 10 of the 12 sheep were recovered.

"We laud the officers for their swift response and members of the public for sharing information that led to the arrest and recovery of the livestock," said the National Police Service.

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