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Two Cops Arrested for Allegedly Attempting to Rob Businessman in Kisumu

FILE IMAGE OF A POLICE CAR
FILE IMAGE OF A POLICE CAR

Two police officers are being detained at Kisumu Central police station over alleged attempted robbery.

The two have been identified as; Albert Kimutai and Martin Murimi.

The officers based at Sawagongo police post in Siaya were part of a four-man gang that attempted to rob a businessman in Kisumu.

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The businessman, Pravin Ramji Patel, was attacked by the gang who showed up at his place of work in a silver BMW (Reg No KBE 420M).

Mr Patel runs a petrol station at Buoye area on the Kisumu-Nairobi road. 

The armed gang did not manage to get away with any cash during the incident.

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An operation led by Kisumu County Criminal Investigations Officer and Siaya County Police Command led to the arrest of the two and another identified as Michael Odhiambo.

A stop at the duo’s home in Kisumu led to the discovery of two guns hidden in a box.

Police also recovered clothes they had worn during the incident.

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Written by Eva Nyambura

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