Police arrest five suspects caught on CCTV robbing woman at gunpoint

Police in Mombasa have arrested five suspects who were captured on CCTV camera robbing a woman within Makande area. 

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the five were identified as Brighton Naiya Manyala, Mohamed Hassan, Chris Odhiambo Omondi, Evans Munyoki Mburiro and Mutonyi Nzamba.

“Detectives based in Mombasa have today arrested 5 suspects in connection with a robbery in Aldina & Makande area,"  DCI tweeted.

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The footage dated Friday, March 22, 2019, showed one of the suspects threatening to shoot a visibly shaken woman standing near an M-Pesa shop while his accomplice grabbed her handbag from her shoulder.

The terrified young woman then voluntarily surrendered her handbag to the gang who fled the scene on a motorcycle after committing the robbery.

Police have also said that two motorcycles which were used during the robbery have been confiscated.

The security officers at the coast have launched operations to flush out and arrest suspects connected to the robbery.

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