Police in Samburu County are holding in custody a 36-year-old man who was illegally found with 100 rounds of ammunition.
Addressing the press in his office at Maralal Police Station, Samburu County Police Commander Samson Ogello said the suspect was arrested at Kisima trading centre after a tip-off by area residents.
Mr. Ogello said the suspect is in custody at Maralal police cells awaiting to be arraigned in court to face charges.
He said the suspect will be charged with being found in illegal possession of firearms without a licence.
The police commander thanked the people of Kisima in Samburu County for their initiative in volunteering intelligence information that enabled the arrest of the suspect and urged them to assist in fighting crime by giving information to the police for action.
By Lelendu Petikas