Kisumu: 5 Suspected Gang Members Arrested


Police in Kisumu are holding five members of a suspected criminal gang believed to be behind a series of robberies.

CCTV footage released by police shows the notorious gang members breaking into an electronics shop in Riat area; making away with property worth over Ksh.500,000 shillings.

Kisumu Central police commander Anthony Maina said the suspects committed the crime on July 6, 2022.

“A team of detectives reviewed the footage and trailed the five suspects, leading to their arrests,” Maina said.

He added that police fished out the suspects from their hideouts in Kondele, Koyango, Molem, Kayengo and Manyatta.

The suspects were identified as Alex Amena alias spanner boy, Hassan Hussein, Dennis Odhiambo alias Deno, Hillary Odero alias Konza and Eugene Akello alias Yujo.

Meanwhile, police are trailing four other members of the gang who are still at large. The five suspects are being held at Kogony Police Station ahead of their date in court.

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