Busia-based detectives yesterday arrested four suspects behind a series of criminal activities in the area.
This is after a series of operations led by Butula Sub-County Criminal Investigations Officer and National Police Service officers from Samia Police Station were conducted in Samia Sub-County, Busia County and Ugenya Sub-County, Siaya County.
The officers, who were acting on a tip-off, arrested Moses Wafula Were at Masat, Obet trading centre in Ugenya Sub-County, Siaya County.
Upon interrogation of the suspect, it led to further arrests of Stephen Bwire Wandera, Phanuel, Mogen Onyango and Clinton Ojiambo who were apprehended at Agenga location in Samia Sub-County.
“Assortment of items were found at the premises of the suspects which included, motorcycle, Government of Kenya Digital learning tablet, police uniform, several sacks of sugar, cooking oil, among other items,” NPS said in a statement.
The suspects are currently being detained at Sio Port Police Station as they assist the law enforcement officers in further investigations.
Officers in the area are scaling up security and have urged the public to remain vigilant and report suspicious persons and sharing of information to assist the law enforcement teams.