Two wanted criminals were on Monday arrested in Likoni by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) following a tip-off by members of the public.
Detectives are believed to have been terrorising residents of Likoni area.
The two have been identified as Abdallah Rashid and Brian Ochieng, both 18 years of age.
TWO WANTED CRIMINALS believed to have been terrorizing residents in LIKONI, Mombasa County were earlier yesterday arrested by #DCI Detectives following a tip-off from members of public. The two;Abdallah RASHID & Brian OCHIENG both 18yrs, were nabbed in a raid when Detectives... pic.twitter.com/g6dc26ukqq
-- DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) December 11, 2019
"They were nabbed in a raid when detectives received information that a group of six armed youths had assembled in an incomplete building in preparation to wreak havoc to members of the public," the DCI tweeted.
After a search the detectives recovered two pangas, two slashers, one sword and one metal bar from the building.
The suspects are to be arraigned today as the search for the ones who escaped continues.