Police in Nairobi are detaining a Chinese national after he was found in possession of weapons. Dang Pengfei was arrested by a multi-agency team on June 11th at Kanyonyo area along the Mwingi-Garrissa road and was in possession of one pistol.
On Wednesday, a multi-agency team led by Kitui County Criminal Investigation Officer (CCIO) Samuel Kobina raided his house in Kaputei Gardens in Kileleshwa, Nairobi where they recovered four more firearms and ammunition.
Detectives found an M4 assault rifle parked in its case with 5 rounds of special pellets inside a wardrobe; a CZ pistol loaded with 10 rounds of 9mm in the magazine in the master bedroom, a Taurus revolver in a case with 3 rounds of 38mm; and a Taurus pistol with an empty magazine.
A total of 201 rounds of ammunition of different calibers were found stashed in two boxes.
The foreigner is currently being held at Kileleshwa Police Station as further investigations continue.
It is yet to be established whether the Chinese national is a licensed firearm holder.