4 women arrested for allegedly spiking people’s drinks in Ruiru

4 women arrested for allegedly spiking people's drinks in Ruiru
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Four women were arrested on Sunday following complaints that they have been spiking people’s drinks and conning them in Ruiru.

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According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the four women and a male accomplice have been stealing from unsuspecting members of the public.

“Mobile phones and several bottles bearing labels of various brands of alcohol, and which are believed to contain stupefying substances were also confiscated from the five, aged between 24 and 30 years,” the DCI said.

The suspects have been identified as Salome Njuguna, Rahab Mburu, Naomi Njuguna, Peninah Wanjiru and Hilary Waweru.

They were arrested at Rainbow Hotel in Ruiru following a tip-off from the victims, the DCI said.

“The seized items will be subjected to forensic analysis to determine their content, as further investigations continue to establish the suspects’ modes of operation,” the DCI added.

Members of the public who wish to share information with the DCI anonymously are advised to dial toll-free hotline number 0800 722 203 which is a service available 24 hours a day throughout the week.

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