A multi-agency team including detectives from the DCI arrested three suspects who were ferrying explosives.
Suspects ferrying explosives busted by DCI
Suspects carrying explosives arrested
Moses Koite (26), Patrick Ng'ang'a (36) and a foreign national aged Sadic Harabe Sadic (26) was arrested in the vehicle.
In a tweet on Friday, the DCI confirmed the incident which occurred at Maili Tisa along the Namanga-Nairobi highway.
"Explosive Materials including 17 rolls of detonating codes and one packet containing 100 pieces of supreme detonators have been recovered by a Multi-Agency team of officers," the statement reads in part.
The DCI statement read: "Three suspects namely Moses Koite aged 26 years who was driving a motor vehicle registration number KBM 880 U, a Toyota Noah."
"Patrick Ng'ang'a aged 36 years and Sadic Harabe Sadic a foreign national aged 26 years were arrested ferrying the explosives near Maili Tisa trading centre along Namanga- Nairobi highway," it continued.
The suspects are in custody pending further investigations on the matter ongoing.
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