Flying Squad detectives on Thursday arrested four suspects in Ngong in connection to a car theft syndicate.
Acting on a tip-off, the DCI sleuths raided a residential home at Vet Centre in Ngong where they recovered a stolen vehicle. The said vehicle, a Toyota Landcruiser, was reported stolen from Central Police Station area on 7th April 2019.
The DCI said the vehicle was initially white in color before the suspects changed it to black. Its numbers plates had also been changed from KBX 449A to KCL390P.
“The suspects intended to sell the vehicle to unsuspecting buyer for Ksh6.5M,” said DCI in a tweet.
Detectives said the gang steals vehicles, dismantles them and replaces with other spare parts before selling to unsuspecting customers.
The four suspects are Mr Zacharia Maina, Mr Stephen Ndungu, Mr Francis Karuthi and Mr James Kamau.
Detectives are conducting further investigations.