In Summary
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority said Interpol was helping Kenyan police following the discovery of two Range Rovers and Mercedes cars worth an estimated Sh40 million.
  • They had been concealed as household goods and are believed to have been stolen from the United Kingdom.
  • The authority said the vehicles were seized in an intensified crackdown by a multi-agency team against the importation of contraband goods.

Interpol is helping Kenyan detectives to investigate a car theft syndicate following the seizure of three high-end vehicles at the port of Mombasa on July 30.

The Kenya Revenue Authority said this in a statement on Tuesday following the discovery of two Range Rovers and Mercedes cars worth an estimated Sh40 million.

The vehicles had been concealed as household goods and are believed to have been stolen from the United Kingdom.

They were found in a 40-foot container at the port while being transported to Kampala, Uganda.

Car seized port of Mombasa

Cars from the UK that were seized at the port of Mombasa on July 30, 2019, concealed as household goods and destined for Uganda. PHOTO | COURTESY

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