A burglar operating in Kilimani and Kileleshwa estates in Nairobi County famously dubbed Spider-Man has been arrested.
Kennedy Otieno Oyier alias “Spider-Man 3”, who has been scaling walls in apartments within the two estates and making away money and jewelry, was arrested on Sunday night, April 12.
Police said that Oyier, who is a brother to another suspect John Otieno Oyier alias “Spider-Man 2”, took police officers to his Kawangware home where a number of laptops were recovered.
‘Spiderman 2’ is currently held at Industrial Area prisons following his arrest in January.
Oyier was arrested after police officers launched an operation following several complaints by locals over the increased burglary.
He told the police that he drew his inspiration from a movie he watched online.
Further, he said that he had stolen valuable items from many households after he breaking into homes using metal rods and master keys.
The Kilimani ‘spidermen’ were known to avoid areas that had CCTV systems and usually struck early in the morning and late at night.
He is currently held at Kilimani Police Station.
Nairobi police boss Augustine Nthumbi asked members of the public who have lost their items in the recent past to visit the station.
Nthumbi said that they were still in pursuit of more robbers who have been giving locals in the two estate sleepless nights.
“We are still in pursuit of more suspects and we shall ensure that they are nabbed,” he said.
Oyier is expected in court later today, Monday, April 12.