The Multi-Agency team conducting a security operation in Marsabit County on Tuesday arrested suspected militias and recovered an assortment of weapons, ammunition and other exhibits in Marsabit Central.
During the operation, 8 suspects were arrested, 3 AK 47 rifles,1 G3 rifle, and a General Purpose Machine Gun were recovered.
The operation also seized an assortment of 579 rounds of ammunition, 66 spent cartridges and containers of gun oil.
“The suspects will be arraigned to face various charges,” said the police.
The operation dubbed ‘Rudisha Amani Marsabit’ was launched following a streak of indiscriminate attacks by bandits on members of the public. The curfew imposed in the County remains in place.
The National Police Service has commended members of the public for the support extended to security agencies, as they strive to restore peace and normalcy in the area.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.