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Police arrest 48 foreigners in Kiambu after tip-off

By Kamau Maichuhie | Published Fri, February 17th 2017 at 09:59, Updated February 17th 2017 at 10:04 GMT +3
The aliens, of Ethiopian origin, were were arrested in Ruiru yesterday. Ruiru OCPD Isaac Thuranira said his officers pounced on the foreigners after a tip off from the public.PHOTO:COURTESY

 

The police have arrested 48 foreigners said to have been hiding in a house in Githurai Kimbo, Kiambu County.

The aliens, of Ethiopian origin, were were arrested in Ruiru yesterday. Ruiru OCPD Isaac Thuranira said his officers pounced on the foreigners after a tip off from the public.

"We swiftly moved and arrested them to avert any criminal activity they may have planned," he said. "They were in a small single room where they were staying.

Some had fainted due to lack of enough oxygen," Thuranira said and warned locals against harbouring aliens.

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