Police in Likoni Sub County have been put on high alert following intelligence report that a gang of criminals are targeting them for their weapons.
Intelligence report have warned police that the gang that killed a police officer last week in Likoni, is targeting three more guns and that it would use any means to achieve its goal.
According to police,the criminal gang is affiliated to the outlawed Mombasa Republican Council MRC which is positioning itself to disrupt the forthcoming general election in 2017.
Likoni District criminal investigation officer DCIO David Siele, told Baraka fm they have received the report and the security organs were on high alert.
“Security agents are on high alert since the report was issued,we have to be extra vigilant to deal with any threat”said Mr Siele.
The officer was escorting a mini lorry ferrying maize flour from Mombasa Mazie Millers, was gunned down in likoni early January and his gun stolen.
The gangsters managed to flee using motorbike with the slain officer’s loaded G3 rifle and shs. 100,000.
No arrest has been made so far.