Mombasa,KENYA: Police in Likoni have arrested 3 Ethiopians who were intercepted a board a tuk tuk heading to south coast for being in the country illegally.
The suspects identified as Tamire Dejibo,Chagure Itebo and Robarto Tibore all age between 25 and 30 had no valid documents.
Police on Monday said they received a tip off from members of the public which lead to arrest of the suspects.
Confirming the arrest, Likoni police boss Willy Simba said police were in hot pursuit of a Kenyan suspect said to be the leader of the suspects.
The police chief said the Ethiopians were taken into police custody and would be charged in court for being in the country illegally.
The arrest comes barely some weeks after a Yemen national was arrested by anti-terror police.