Vehicle Suspected To Have Been Used In Robbery Intercepted In Mombasa
Nyali detectives on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, intercepted and detained two motor vehicles that were used by a gang of hoodlums three days ago in a car breaking incident.
Police on the trail of a suspected criminal organization stopped the two cars in various parts of town in hopes of apprehending the people responsible for a break-in at the Nyali City Mall in Mombasa, coastal part of Kenya, involving a Toyota Prado.
However, the detectives established that seated behind the wheels at the time were loyal and peace-loving Kenyan citizens, who had separately hired the vehicles to use in running personal errands within the coastal suburbs.
Further investigations revealed that on the fateful day when the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) vehicle was broken into, the intercepted cars had been hired out to different persons who turned to be felons.
Valuables worth over Sh700,000 ($7000) had been stolen in the Sunday morning incident, and detectives have been pursuing the perpetrators captured in CCTV footages obtained along the mall.
“The car hire agencies affected have since been summoned at the Nyali DCI offices, as manhunt for the suspects continue,” said the DCI.©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.