Four Arrested In Kasarani For Obtaining Sh29 Million By False Pretences In Gold Scam

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Sleuths from the Special Service Unit (SSU) have nabbed four suspects in Kasarani for obtaining Sh29 million by false pretences.

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

“SSU detectives have arrested four suspects at Kasarani in Nairobi County for obtaining money by false pretence. This is after the suspects obtained over Sh. 29 Million from an unsuspecting client, on the pretext that they would sell him gold,” DCI said via social media.

According to DCI boss George Kinoti, the suspects impersonated DCI officers in order to broker a gold deal with a foreign national on behalf of an alleged senior DCI officer.

They apparently approached the foreigner on diverse dates between April 1, 2019 to February 28, 2020.

“On diverse dates from 1st April 2019 to 28 Feb 2020 the 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,” DCI added.

The four are also said to have demanded for more money from the victim until the time of arrest.

They are currently in lawful custody and will be arraigned on Monday.

 

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