Dagoretti: Mother, daughter arrested with machine gun capable of firing 600 bullets in a minute

Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives on Wednesday, March 14 arrested a mother and her daughter with a heavy machine gun.

Goretti Mwihia and her daughter Joyce Muthoni Mwihia were arrested in an afternoon operation led by the Anti-Terror Police Unit.

During the operation, detectives recovered arms and ammunition suspected to have been sneaked into the country for terror activities.

The weapons included an M4 sniper rifle, with an effective range of 500 metres.

Also recovered in the operation were four pistols and a close-quarter Uzi automatic submachine gun which is capable of firing over 600 bullets per minute.

An assortment of over 3,700 rounds of ammunition of different calibre was also recovered as experts hoped to conduct a ballistic examination.

Reports also showed that the two hold dual citizenship and lived in Racecourse area in Dagoretti Corner.

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