Police officers have recovered high-caliber rounds in a car being transported to an unknown location.
The incident was reported by a mechanic who had witnessed a strange shooting occurrence along Eastern Bypass alerted the authorities from the Kayole DCIO.
In his account, an unknown assailant blasted bullets into a Mitsubishi Lancer with the plate number KAT 887 G, suspected to be an undercover cop. The Mitsubishi Lancer was peppered with gunfire before the unknown man vanished.
The mechanic added that some of his motor vehicles were sprayed bullets. A vehicle with the registration KAW 161P, a white G Touring, has a bullet hole in the rear windscreen, while a bullet hole in the right rear door of another automobile, a KBM 713 Y Toyota Vitz, was discovered.
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The two had been at the said garage for repair .
All the three vehicles were towed to Ruai Police Station.
“On checking around we discovered one spent cartridge of 7.62 MM × 39 special and upon searching the vehicle KAT 887 G We recovered 34 cartons each containing 60 rounds totalling to 2040 rounds of 7.62MM X 39 special wrapped in a white sack at the seat of the vehicle.” police officers said.
Also recovered were two mobile phones; a Tecno Camon and an Xtigi phone.