The crime rate in Kayole estate is going up very dangerously.
Police in Kayole on Saturday, January 15, 2023, arrested three suspects in connection with a missing firearm.
According to a statement from the National Police Service (NPS), the arrests were made after the officers received information from members of the public that a man was looking for ammunition and suspected that he was in possession of a gun.
The suspect was intercepted in Matopeni area while aboard his motorcycle.
“The suspect was intercepted in Matopeni area while aboard a motorcycle. A quick search revealed an empty magazine in the suspect’s pocket leading to the arrest of both men,” the statement reads in parts.
“After further interrogation, the officers made the third arrest of a suspect, who was to supply ammunition to the main suspect and the recovery of a pistol in the first suspect’s house,” the statement added.
Upon investigations in the house, police recovered a black plastic imitation firearm stashed in a shoe rack.
The suspects are currently being held in police custody pending arraignment in court.
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