How 3 suspects in gold scamming ring arrested in Nairobi

  • Three suspects in gold scamming ring arrested in Nairobi


  • DCI said the suspects are linked to a legislator in Rift Valley.


Police on Sunday arrested three suspects behind a gold scamming syndicate in Nairobi’s Runda estate.

Director of Criminal Investigations Mohamed Amin said in a statement on Sunday the arrest comes in the wake of an ongoing crackdown.

The chief detective said the crackdown is against gold scammers including a political leader in Rift Valley.

“The three suspects were arrested in Runda yesterday (Saturday) afternoon following an intelligence-led operation. Earlier, detectives had received information that the gold scammers were associated with a legislator in Trans Nzoia,” Amin said.

He said the suspects were targeting a South African national whom they intended to defraud a colossal amount of money.

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