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BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,9TH DEC,2020-Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations on Wednesday nabbed a police officer for robbing an accountant.
The police officer based at Ruiru police station was arrested alongside three Mitsumi Business Park workers following a robbery with violence incident where they robbed an accountant 50,000 USD.
“Armed with pistols, the four, together with others who are being sought accosted the accountant while inside a lift as she was heading to deposit the cash in the bank,” the George Kinoti led department said.
According to Kinoti, from one of the suspect’s houses in Huruma estate, Albert Ochola, detectives based at Parklands recovered 10,000 USD.
Ochola is a plumber in Mitsumi Business Park.
Another 12,300 USD was recovered from Walter Kiverenge’s house at Kawagware.
Kiverenge who is the staff supervisor had concealed the cash inside a water dispenser.
Another suspect Bernard Ogutu Oketch is also in custody in whose residence in Mathare area one, 10,000 USD, a brand new TV and two mobile phones were recovered.
Kinoti said the suspects will be arraigned tomorrow Thursday.