The pregnant woman is said to be a notorious criminal
It was drama on Thursday morning a dreaded female criminal and her boyfriend were nabbed in Nyeri County area of Kenya while concealing a gun and some bullets in a bag.
Kenyans reported that Vannesa Wambui alias Tisho and Alex Mathenge were apprehended by officers who had received a tip-off about a couple that was behaving suspiciously.
It was gathered that the two had boarded a matatu bus at one of the Nyeri bus termini but alighted after sighting police officers.
Wambui and Mathenge then proceeded to a different bus stop where they boarded a Nanyuki-bound bus unaware that plain clothes detectives were on their trail.
Passengers in the bus revealed that the woman had some clothes wrapped in a leso and sat on her handbag as if trying to conceal something. they didn’t know the bag of clothes contained bullets and a gun.
“They picked the back seat and the woman sat on her handbag which is very unusual,” one of the passengers stated.
Confirming the incident, Nyeri OCPD Masai Makau described the female suspect as one of the dreaded criminals going by her nickname, Tisho.
“She does not appear to be a criminal but she is one of the most feared. There is a likelihood that many more women have been inducted into criminal gangs,” said Makau.
The police boss added that the arrest was a major win in the fight against crime since the couple is suspected to have orchestrated several robberies in the County.