27 suspects have been arrested in Nakuru in connection with the spate of armed robberies that have been reported in the city in the last few days. According to Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), five of the suspects Moses Njoe, 21, Thomas Nguruna, 19, Evans Napati, 21, Sammy Sunguya, 23, and Emmanuel Tein, 20 were arrested by officers based at Rhonda police station, shortly after staging an attack in Jasho area, Nakuru West Sub County. “The five were cornered after Inspector Anunda, who was leading the operation fired a round in the air from his AK-47 assault rifle, warning the thugs to surrender or have themselves to blame,” said the DCI. Crude weapons including machetes, clubs, swords, metal rods and pieces of wood were recovered from the thugs, who have left Nakuru residents living in fear of being attacked. “Also recovered were assorted SIM cards and identification documents belonging to victims of robbery incidents,’added the DCI.