One of Akasha brothers’ son arrested in Mombasa.

Baktasha Akasha son was on Saturday 7th January 2022 arrested by police officers in Nyali following a robbery with violence report.

Akasha Baktasha aged 22 was in company of two other accomplices who managed to escape.

The three had abducted one Derrick Gikanga and forced and forced him into their car robbing him his Ksh 41,000 phone and Ksh 3,000 around Tudor area.

According to police report, Derrick Gikanga spotted police officers on patrol on Saturday and narrated to them what had befallen him.

“The 24-year-old who was wearing a torn shirt complained that on the previous day (Friday) around 7.30 pm within the Tudor area, he was abducted by a three-man-gang who were armed with knives,” police report read in parts.

Derrick narrated to the police officers how he was abducted and bungled into the car before being robbed his phone and the money he had.

”He was forced to provide his M-Pesa pin and later they dumped him at first avenue within Nyali area,” another part of the police report read.

Police started to hunt down the criminals following the report and it is during the operation they came across a suspicious car parked by the road side.

When the occupants of the suspicious Nissan Wingroad KDE 348K spotted police approaching, they sped off prompting police officers on patrol to give them a chase.

Not so long after they sped off, police managed to block their car. Three men alighted and ran to a nearby bush. Two managed to escape while one, Akasha Baktash was arrested.

“Police officers spotted a car parked on the side of the road. Police officers approached the said car but its occupants sped off defying orders to stop… Three men alighted and fled by foot to a nearby bush. In the process, one suspect, namely Akasha Baktash, was arrested.

Police reports also indicated that the Wingroad KDE 348K car was linked to another robbery with violence case.

The Akasha Brothers

The Akasha brothers are serving a jail term of 25 years in the United States after they were extradicted in January 2017 alongside two other foreigners.

The four were facing cases of drug trafficking.




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