Police in Emabakasi are detaining a man who was allegedly found in possession of 93 mobile phones suspected to have been stolen in Embakasi Sub-county in Nairobi on Friday.
The suspect, Brian Mutua Muema, was nabbed within Pipeline area by sleuths drawn from Kware Police Station.
The National Police Service report stated that the officers who were acting on a tip-off from the public trailed the suspect before smoking him out of his hideout in a rented room around Pipeline.
“The officers who were acting on intelligence from the members of the public recovered the assortment at a rented room in the Pipeline area. The suspect however could not give a concrete explanation to justify the possession of the 93 phones,” stated the NPS on Friday.
Muema has been locked up, awaiting arraignment on Monday.
NPS has continued to urge the public to report any suspicious incidents to multi-agency bodies.
“Information remains the most effective tool in the fight against crime and NPS encourages the public to volunteer information on suspicious persons or activities in our neighbourhoods,” NPS noted.
By Citizen digital