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KDF Officer Arrested for Kidnapping a Nyeri Businessman

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Private and three civilians suspected to have kidnapped a businessman at Kiawara Trading Centre in Nyeri, have been arrested.

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) says that Private Kelvin Muturi together with his accomplices Kelvin Gacheru, Francis Mwangi and Peter Mwangi, all aged between 26 and 32 years, lured the unsuspecting businessman to their trap through his employee’s mobile phone.

Upon arriving where the gang’s vehicle, a Toyota Fielder KCE 348J lay in wait, the victim was bundled inside and whisked towards Nyeri town.

The suspects are in lawful custody pending further investigations and arraignment, while the vehicle has since been detained.



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