Written by Joseph Amunya Otieno
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A taxi driver has helped police officers recover stolen goods in Matunda area of Likuyani district.
Confirming the incident Lugari district deputy police boss Mr. Gregory Mutiso, said that unarmed thugs broke into an M-Pesa kiosk belonging to Mr. Charles Ogina at Matunda market and stole cash and other valuable items.
According to Ogina the burglars had stolen 4,000 shillings in cash, one computer, five pieces of Nokia phone batteries and Safaricom credit cards worth Sh 5,000.
Mutiso said that police officers from Matunda police station using sniffer dogs traced and located a taxi van that was used to transport the stolen items at Moi’s Bridge market.
The taxi driver admitted ferrying unknown persons from Matunda to Moi’s Bridge the previous night in possession of goods which he suspected had been stolen.
He volunteered to lead the officers to the exact house where the goods had been hidden and upon arrival the officers were able to recover the computer, credits cards and five phone batteries.
One person was found in the house and arrested.
The arrested suspect has been taken to the Eldoret magistrate courts.
The deputy police boss said that his officers were, however, unable recover the stolen 4,000 shillings.
The search for the other burglars is still on with Mutiso appealing to members of public holding any information that might lead to their arrest to volunteer it to the nearest police station.
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