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Suspect accused of stealing 500k in Samburu arrested while on run

By Corporate Watch

 Detectives in Samburu County have arrested one of the suspects involved in the stealing of Sh500,000 from a hotel in the county.

Reports indicate that the police have recovered the full stolen amount while the suspect was on the run to a hiding place.

It was revealed that he was on board a Probox along the Isiolo-Marsabit highway during his arrest.

“The culprit who was aboard a Probox motor vehicle had Ksh497,350 at the time of his arrest at Kalama along the Isiolo-Marsabit Highway.” The statement by the detectives read in part.

The suspect was nabbed after the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in Samburu East launched an investigation after the proprietor of the fast food in Wamba reported the theft to police.

The suspect had gone missing and his phone switched off immediately he stole the money at the hotel.

“DCI Samburu East launched an investigation into the matter following a report made on the 31/2024 night by a female proprietor of a fast foods hotel in Wamba that she lost Ksh500,000 at her business premises and the main suspect, one Felix had gone missing and his phone switched off.” They added.

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