5 Chinese arrested with military arsenal due in court

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According to police, the five will be charged with various offences among them being in the country illegally and possessing military gear/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 8 – Five Chinese nationals who were arrested for illegal possession of military gear are set to be charged in court on Monday.

According to police, the five will be charged with various offences among them being in the country illegally and possessing military gear.

The suspects were arrested Friday with military combat gear, jackets, laptops, tear gas canisters, radio equipment, smoke detectors and identification card tags.

Director of Immigration Services Alexander Muteshi said the suspects were hiding in a house where a raid was conducted following a tip off.

Muteshi, who displayed the arsenal to journalists said the suspects did not have valid work permits.

The Immigration Department is working with other security agencies to establish their motive.

Source: capitalfm