By Machuki Dennson
One suspect was last night arrested in connection to a theft syndicate that has been vandalizing Kenya power and lightening company equipment.
Florence Kariuki, 30 was arrested during the raid as efforts to arrest the main suspect in the syndicate is intensified.
Detectives recovered in Kiambu county assorted Kenya Power equipment worth Sh11 million that is believed to have been vandalized.
The recovery made last night followed a raid at a scrap metal yard in Denderu location, owned by one Patrick King’ori who has since gone into hiding.
Transformer fuses, pilon bindings, transformer laminations, transformer shells, high tension cables among other equipment vandalized from power lines were among the recovered items.