Man arrested for lying he was robbed Ksh.10.5 million at gunpoint


Man arrested for lying he was robbed Ksh.10.5 million at gunpoint

In Summary

  • Jaydeep Rajesh Kumar an employee of Ken Match East Africa limited had reported to the police that he had been robbed of Ksh.10.5 million while driving along Forest Road on July 22, 2019.
  • According to DCI, after investigations, it was established that the suspect had collected and banked Ksh.3.25 million.

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in Parklands on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly giving false information about being robbed at gunpoint.

Jaydeep Rajesh Kumar an employee of Ken Match East Africa limited had reported to the police that he had been robbed of Ksh.10.5 million while driving along Forest Road on July 22, 2019.

According to DCI, after investigations, it was established that the suspect had collected and banked Ksh.3.25 million.

“Investigations commenced immediately upon receiving the report and it was established that the suspect only collected Ksh.3.25M (& not Ksh.10.5M) which he banked. The other remaining amount was never collected from the customers as claimed. He’s in custody & will be charged tomorrow,” read the statement.

The suspected who was arrested on Wednesday awaits arraignment on Thursday.

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