DCI busts online dating sites robbery band
Police have actually arrested four suspects in Ruaka property in Kiambu for presumably utilizing online sites that are dating lure males that are then kidnapped, tortured and robbed.
Detectives through the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) on evening arrested the four namely Bernard Mbunga, Fredrick Mutiso Mutua, Catherine Mumbi Kivuva and Kelvin Nzioki in connection with the robberies sunday.
A police declaration stated a Turkish national ended up being rescued from a home that the detectives had raided within Ruaka property.
вЂњAt minimum three guys had been lured to a house in mid-June underneath the guise of socialising with a appealing woman. Them in the driveway and escorted them inside when they arrived, a woman met. The victims had been then robbed, вЂviciously torturedвЂ™ and beaten,вЂќ authorities stated.
Police included that Catherine ended up being the bait on an on-line site that is dating. When males honour an invite to вЂњherвЂќ home, they certainly were held against their might, beaten, kicked and pistol-whipped throughout the evening.
вЂњThe suspects threatened to damage the victimsвЂ™ families when they didnвЂ™t cooperate before forcing them in their automobiles, driving to different ATMs before forcing them to withdraw funds from different bank records,вЂќ police included.
The victims are later dumped on deserted roadways. LangвЂ™ata detectives, who've been pursuing the suspects, arrested one in the Ruaka Cooperative Bank ATM booth and discovered him using the Turkish nationalвЂ™s ATM cards and PINs prepared for deals.
He previously additionally withdrawn some money through the victimвЂ™s M-Pesa.
Following the arrest, authorities established that the very first suspect, defined as Mbunga, had been desired having escaped through a border wall surface in an early on event where an Indian nationwide ended up being robbed in a similar way in Imara Daima property.