- The duo were arrested while headed to Kericho County, where they are believed to have been hired to commit murder and other atrocities
- Philip Omollo and Dan Kuma are suspected to be part of a gang of seven that broke into a homestead in Lala village
Detectives are interrogating two suspects in connection with gang rape and robbery with violence incidents reported in Homabay County in the last one month.
The duo were arrested while headed to Kericho County, where they are believed to have been hired to commit murder and other atrocities.
Philip Omollo and Dan Kuma are suspected to be part of a gang of seven that broke into a homestead in Lala village, Arujo location in Homabay County and gang raped a woman before escaping with household goods of an unknown value.
In the incident that occurred on May 10, 2023, the gang which claimed to have been sent to eliminate the family then turned to the man of the house and hit him on the head with a blunt object leaving him unconscious. Luckily, the man survived the attack.
Gang raped woman, raided five homes
In a related incident, the gang operating in a similar manner had on the night of April 23 and 24 raided 5 homes at Cinema Market in Gem where they gang raped a woman before making away with household goods including TV sets, gas cookers, mobile phones among other electronic goods.
The suspects are currently in custody being grilled by detectives in relation to the reported incidents before being arraigned in court.
Meanwhile three suspects who are part of a gang that has been harassing motorists and robbing them of their valuables along the Kenol-Sagana highway, have been arrested by police.
Police say that the highway thugs armed with machetes and other crude weapons have in the recent past been erecting roadblocks and attacking motorists along the busy highway at night.
Police conducted intelligence led investigations in Makuyu within Kambiti and Kitini area, before flushing out the three from their hideout. More suspects are being sought in the ongoing operation with detectives