7 arrested for impersonating senior government official [Photos]

They were arrested on Saturday!

File image of police officers on duty. 7 arrested for impersonating senior government official

Seven men have been arrested for allegedly impersonating a senior government official to obtain money from unsuspecting Kenyans.

In a statement issued by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) the seven were arrested on Saturday.

The DCI added that the seven individuals also impersonated socialites and mostly targeted people from the Indian Community.

7 #fraudsters who have been imitating a very senior govt officer & socialites to obtain money by false pretences were arrested today after an intense operation. The 7 are: Joseph Waswa, Duncan Muchai, Isaac Wanyonyi, William Simiyu, David Luganya, Gilbert Kirunja & Antony Wafula. The fraudsters who were mostly targeting the #indian community are currently in lawful custody & will be charged on Monday. Four vehicles that they were using were also confiscated-KCS 768F Toyota Land Cruiser V8, KCS 994A Toyota Mark X and KCR 497Q Toyota Axio Silver. #ConAlert,” read the statement from the DCI.

During their arrest, three vehicles that they were using for their con operations were also seized by DCI detectives.

The seven will be arraigned in Court on Monday.

Here are their photos;

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