Police recover one of seven firearms stolen in Mumias

Western region police commander Moses Ombati, who said the remaining six guns stolen from the Booker Police Post in Mumias have been found. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP.

What you need to know:

  • The western region police commandant Moses Ombati confirmed that police officers laid an ambush near the scene after being tipped about a planned robbery by an armed gang.
  • When they sped off on the motorcycle after they noticed the officers approaching, the officers shot twice in the air after the suspects defied an order to stop and later combed the bushes leading to the recovery of the gun.

One of the seven G 3 guns stolen from the Booker police post in Mumias weeks ago has been recovered and three suspects arrested.

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