Sunday, December thirty first, 2023 09:13 | By
Officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested two individuals linked to the manufacturing of counterfeit books.
The operation by the sleuths comes as dad and mom put together to take their youngsters again to highschool after a two-month vacation break.
The 2 suspects had been arrested whereas finishing up their actions alongside Ronald Ngala Avenue in Nairobi’s Central Enterprise District (CBD).
“As back-to-school preparations take form, DCI detectives have heightened surveillance measures which can be geared in direction of preventing the proliferation of counterfeit books within the nation.
“In an intelligence-led operation, a staff of detectives drawn from DCI Headquarters and DCI Central, Nairobi, have arrested two people, specifically Christopher Muthini Musyoki and Eugine Asunda, on the Soko Plus constructing, retailer quantity A36 alongside Ronald Ngara Avenue, whereas printing 4 Determine Mathematical Desk Covers,” DCI mentioned in an announcement on X.
After finishing up additional investigation, the officers managed to pay money for the proprietor of the guide printing enterprise.
“The detectives went additional and traced the proprietor of the shop and the printing machine, specifically Jeremiah Esikumo Opati, who disclosed that he had been contracted by Muyela Aluta Samuel, who was additionally traced and arrested.
“Additional, it was established that Muyela runs a printing retailer quantity 9 located within the Rahu home basement alongside Mfangano Avenue, the place, upon search, a printing machine and 4 Determine Mathematical Desk templates had been recovered,” DCI added.
It was later revealed that Muyela owns one other store, which was raided, and extra books had been recovered.
“Upon in depth interrogation, he additionally led the detectives to his different store situated at Manshram Mansion Constructing Room 28 alongside the identical avenue, the place over one thousand copies of 4 Determine Mathematical Tables with out covers had been recovered.
“All of the scenes had been documented, and the suspects detained pending arraignment,” the assertion concluded.