Police arrest notorious university student behind M-pesa robbery in Kenya

He is the master-mind behind the many M-Pesa robbery in the country.

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Nixon Kipkoech who is a resident of Eldoret town was arrested by Police for being the master-mind behind the many M-Pesa robbery in the country.

It is reported that Kipkoech who is also known as Salim has been operating across the country in company of women conning Kenyans operating M-Pesa shops.

According to NairobiNews, Kipkoech was arrested after the police were tipped off by members of the public.

The University Student dropped out of school while in his 3 year undertaking Biochemistry. He was staying at Mwanza Estate in Eldoret before his arrest came calling.

According to Eldoret OCPD Samuel Mutunga, Kipkoech has been using several IDs in registering different Simcards that he was using to tricky M-Pesa agents.

“He has used several IDs to register several cards and he has been using the different numbers to defraud agents” read part of OCPD’s statement on NairobiNews.

Police have also launched a man haunt of two suspects who managed to escape during the arrest.

The recent theft case on Kipkoechs’s shoulder is of a transaction of Sh100, 000 that he withdrawn in Nandi town. Other places that have fallen victim of the young university student include Eldoret, Nairobi, Webuye and Machako’s town.

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