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Suspect behind motorcyle theft syndicate targeting bodaboda riders arrested

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  • Criminals target the popular Boxer make that is popular in the black market.

Samuel Oluoch alias Dozi, believed to be part of a wider network of criminals targeting bodaboda riders, has been arrested.

The suspect was arrested by detectives based in Suna East, Migori County. Three motorbikes believed to have been stolen were also recovered during the arrest.

The 26-year-old suspect, who poses as a mechanic, was arrested after a concerned resident informed the DCI.

In a crime that appears to be on the rise in the country, the syndicate mainly targets the popular motorbike model – Boxer, “that sells like hot cake in the black market.”

Network Targets Bodaboda

Detectives further established that Dozi’s network of criminals extends to a nearby prison, where he is in constant contact with a robbery suspect.

“He is currently in custody as detectives grill him for more information into the operations of the syndicate in order to dismantle it,” the investigative agency says.

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