Police officers based in Garbatulla, Isiolo county are holding two suspects in custody after bhang and a cache of firearms and ammunition were found in their possession.
During the raid that was conducted in the early morning of Friday, October 1, Abdi Guyo, 35, and Amina Mohamed, 30, were arrested following a tip-off from members of the public.
“The shocking recovery of the deadly arsenal came after police officers acting on a tip-off, raided a house in the outskirts of Kinna town, at the crack of dawn,” a section of the police statement seen by K24 Digital read in part.
Three AK-47 assault rifles, one Mark4 rifle, 203 rounds of 7.62X39mm special caliber, and nine AK-47 magazines were recovered in the 5 am raid.
According to police, also recovered were six stones of Cannabis Sativa and two numberless motorcycles, suspected to be getaway means used by the suspects.
“Two suspects were also arrested in the early morning raid. Detectives based in Garbatulla are currently interrogating the suspects,” the police said.