Police in Mtwapa, Kilifi County have arrested eighty one suspects who were found in possession of crude weapons.
Area police boss Ali Mohammed Wako said the arrests follows a tip-off from members of the public who informed the authorities after getting wind of an ongoing meeting by the gang.
Police recovered assorted weapons from the gang including machetes and blunt objects. He added that investigations are ongoing after which the suspects will be arraigned.
He urged members of the public to volunteer information that will lead to the arrests of more suspects.