The pistol that was used in the murder of Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officer had been stolen from the aide of former Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya.
The firearm was recovered on Tuesday morning when DCI detectives conducted a dawn raid at the residence of one of the suspects in Soweto, Kayole in Nairobi county.
The suspect, John Kamau aka Farouk aka Jonte, was shot dead following a shootout with the officers. He also shot one of the officers on the left thigh, according to the DCI.
According to the DCI headquarters, the firearm had been violently robbed from Charles Wachira Mahinda, an aide to Munya, in a robbery incident reported on November 17, 2021 in Ngong, Kajiado county.