22 April 2019

Kenya: Suspect Behind Car Theft Syndicate Arrested in Umoja, Two Cars Recovered

Flying Squad detectives have arrested a suspect believed to be behind a car theft syndicate in Nairobi.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the suspect, Duncan Ochieng Ouso, was arrested in an apartment in Nairobi's Umoja Estate on Friday.

Two motor vehicles - a Toyota Premio and a Toyota Wish - were recovered during the arrest. The recovered vehicles are believed to have been stolen.

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The DCI have said the suspect is notorious for receiving stolen vehicles and repainting them. The suspect is set to be arraigned and charged in court on Tuesday.

Last week, police in Nairobi were trying to uncover the identity of car thieves who have been stealing car parts and abandoning the shells in desolate locations in the outskirts of the city.

The police suspect that the stolen car parts and accessories eventually end up in garages where other motorists purchase them without knowing their origin.

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