Wanted police officer who has been on the run for four years finally arrested

A 38-year-old police officer who has been on the run for the last four years, has been arrested in Kangundo, Machakos County, Kenya


Kenneth Ndombi Obonyo was arrested on Saturday January 22, after members of the public raised concerns over what they described as ‘suspicious character.’


It was gathered that detectives attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) swiftly acted on the complaint and nabbed the suspect. Upon being interrogated, it was learnt that he was a wanted person who has been on the run for four years.


The police report revealed that he had two active warrants of arrest issued by the Ukwala Court for his two active criminal cases on April 4 and 5, 2018.


The statement read;


“Please be informed that today one Kenneth Ndombi Obonyo,38, was arrested while acting on a tip-off from members of the public who noted his suspicious character and alerted Kangundo police.

“The two warrants of arrest were issued before Principal Magistrates court at Ukwala.”


As he was being grilled, Obonyo further revealed that he was an officer on interdiction. He was interdicted while working at Sigomere Police Station located in Ugunja Sub-County.


The report added; 


“The suspect has been searched and placed in cells pending collection by DCI Ugunja for further action.”