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Detectives arrest four suspects, recover Sh 9m of the Sh 94m stolen from Quickmatt

Four men connected to the theft of Sh 94million from Quickmatt Supermarket in a cash-in-transit heist have been arrested in different parts of Nairobi and Sh9m recovered.

The operation which was effected by DCI HQS detectives backed up by their Nairobi region counterparts kicked in after painstaking analysis of forensic-led clues, with the first arrow pointing to Rongai where the first suspect was arrested.

Ismael Patrick Gitonga is believed to be the driver and accomplice who ferried Wells Fargo crew Mugetha, Nduiki and the stolen Sh94, 918,750 from the company truck in South C using his Toyota Fielder Reg no. KBM 751W.

Detectives extended their investigations to Njiru area in Kayole where they traced the motorvehicle in the hands of Michael Matoro Njeru and Samuel Onyango.

He was found with tools modifying the vehicle for concealment, arrested and the vehicle detained.

Moments after a brief interrogation, detectives went to a spot near the Thika Road Mall in Roysambu, where the 4th suspect – Martin Nderi Ng’ang’a – was arrested.

He led the detectives to his rented house still in Roysambu, where a search therein saw the rocovery of Sh9.1 million in cash.

Having booked the four suspects, the sleuths proceeded to a forest near Gataka Market in Karen, where the cash box used in transporting the stolen money was recovered.

Detectives believe that the forest was the meet up point for the suspects, where the loot was shared.

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