Form two student arrested with two rifles
12 June 2014, 15:02
Nyeri - Police in Kieni west sub-county, Nyeri have arrested two people among them a Form two student with two mark 4 rifles.
The firearms were found in a house where the student was staying, according to Central region police commander, Larry Kyeng.
Kyeng said the two were arrested at Gataragwa area following a tip from members of the public.
He said the two are being held at Nyeri police station as investigations into the matter start adding that the suspects will be arraigned in court.
The police boss suspected that the firearms were been used in perpetration of criminal activities in the area including poaching within Solio Ranch and Aberdare National park which neighbors Gataragwa.
Nyeri region has been hit by rising crime rates with the recent one involving the shooting of a primary school teacher by carjackers along Nyeri-Nyahururu road.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!
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