Police acting on intelligence have arrested a 25-year-old man for being in possession of a pistol loaded with 15 rounds of ammunition at the Likoni ferry crossing.
The officers drawn from the Directorate of criminal investigations (DCI) arrested Musa Abdulnassir Kassim as he ferried the pistol from Diani to Mombasa Island.
The pistol make Glock of serial number 187 was loaded with 15 rounds of 9mm ammunition concealed in a black backpack.
The suspect could not produce a firearm certificate nor could he explain where he got the said firearm and ammunitions from,” an intelligence report about the arrest says
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The suspect is currently being detained at Likoni police station awaiting to be arraigned in court on Tuesday.