Police are holding a Chinese national arrested in possession of a pistol in Kitui County before a hidden cache of weapons was recovered during a raid at his Kileleshwa residence in Nairobi.
Dang Pengfei was arrested by a Multi- Agency team attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) arrested in possession of a pistol at Kanyonyo along Mwingi-Garissa Road in Kitui County.
The multi-agency team from Kitui led by the County Criminal Investigation Officer (CCIO) Samuel Kobina raided the foreigner’s house at Kaputei Gardens in Kileleshwa where they managed to recover four more firearms and ammunition.
A total of four guns and 201rounds of ammunition were recovered.
According to preliminary police investigations, police recovered, M4 assault rifle packed in its case with five rounds of special pellets inside a wardrobe.
“CZ pistol loaded with 10 rounds of .9mm in the magazine in the master bedroom. Taurus revolver in a case with 3 rounds .38mm,” stated the police report.
Dang has been detained at Kileleshwa Police Station pending further investigations.
Police are detaining a Chinese national at Kileleshwa police station after he was found with four guns and 205 ammunition.
Additionally, they recovered Taurus pistol with empty magazine while three rounds of .9mm were found in the case.
Police are also holding two boxes seized containing 201 assorted rounds of ammunition.
Further search of the house is ongoing.