Four arrested in Kasarani for conning client in gold scam

Written By: Hunja Macharia

Detectives from the Special Service Unit have arrested four suspects at Kasarani in Nairobi County for obtaining money by false pretence.

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The suspects are accused of obtaining over Ksh 29 Million from an unsuspecting client on the pretext that they would sell him gold.

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“On diverse dates from 1st April 2019 to 28 Feb 2020 the four approached a foreign national pretending to be DCI officers on a mission to sell him gold on behalf of an alleged senior DCI Officer,” A statement from the DCI reads.

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The suspects are said to have continued demanding for more money from the same victim up to the time of their arrest.

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The suspects are; Eric Otieno, Antony Achieng, George Kinuthia Mbugua and Arthur Caleb Otieno.

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The four are behind bars awaiting further processing for arraignment in Court on Monday.


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