Directorate of Criminal Investigations detectives on Saturday announced the recovery of 417 stolen mobile phones in Nyeri County.
In a statement, the agency also announced that it had arrested a 32-year-old man linked to the theft of the mobile phones.
According to the agency’s statement, the middle-aged man was arrested following an impromptu raid by detectives into the man’s electronics shop where a number of items had been stashed.
The agency further stated that the recovery and arrest came hot in the heels of the interrogation of two men who had earlier been arrested by detectives based in Nyeri while snatching mobile phones from shoppers in Gatitu, Nyeri
During the raid, officers also recovered 2 TV sets, 3 laptops, 2cameras, 47 sim cards, and a printer.