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Police Unearth Fake Number Plates Racket In Ngara

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Police have arrested three people including a National Transport and Safety Authority employee who are behind a racket making fake car number plates in Ngara.

Two of the suspects Michael Onyango Oduor and Sylvester Onyango were arrested after police raided their office in Ngara and found them active in the NTSA database.

During the raid, the officers also recovered Ksh. 1,188,000, USD 100, three motor vehicles and fiber laser cutting machine that they were using to cut the number plates.

”Also recovered was a compressor machine that was being used for painting number plates, one complete number plate, five desktop computers, laptops, logbooks, modems, hard drives and flash drives. Further investigations led the officers to NTSA offices where they arrested,” tweeted the DCI.

Thirty three year old Antony Rugut Korir and employee of NTSA was also arrested for reportedly assisting the hackers to access the NTSA network.

“Korir had connected a Local Area Network turtle gadget; a covert sytem administration and pen-testing tool providing stealth remote access,” said the DCI.

All the suspects are in lawful custody as further Investigations ensue.







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