Detectives from the DCI have arrested one of the most wanted robberies with violence suspects.

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The suspect, 20-year-old Kelson Lienga alias Kelvin Lienga was nabbed in Kawangware, Nairobi on Wednesday.

According to a  statement by the DCI, Lienga's crimes including rape cases dating back to two years ago.  

"Lienga was using three mobile phone lines that had a direct link with several gangs that have been reported in various police stations across the country for various crimes including defilement." reads part of DCI post on Facebook 

The statement further revealed that Lienga was sentenced to 20 years in prison back in November 2017. He was to be imprisoned at Kodiaga Prison in Kisumu after an ugly incident where he robbed a woman and left her leg chopped after the incident.

"Lienga was, however, sentenced in absentia after he absconded the court on the judgment day and has since been on the run. The suspect is helping with information about other gang members as he awaits the escort to Western." the statement added