Murder suspect nabbed at Likoni-Ferry channel

Murder suspect nabbed at Likoni-Ferry channel

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Commuters at the Ferry. FILE/PHOTO.

Mombasa, KENYA: Detectives in Mombasa have arrested the main suspect behind the murder of three people in Majengo area.

The suspect identified as Adam Mustapha Juma alias Tiger alias Zugu,was arrested by flying squad officers at the Likoni ferry channel as he was trying to escape.

He was arrested some few minutes to mid-night on Friday following a tipoff from members of the public.

Police said the suspect faces murder charges of three people in majengo area and has been on the wanted list for a long time.

Confirming the arrest Likoni police boss Willy Simba told Baraka FM the officers from various departments acted swiftly as he was being tracked.

“The suspect was being sought by police in Majengo and we received information that he was crossing the channel,and that is when we sent our officers to arrest him,” said Simba.

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Simba added that they are liasing with officers from Makupa police station so that he can be taken there for further investigations.

Police have also added that the suspect at one time allegedly sneaked into Somalia for 6 months for an unknown mission.