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Assembly Member arrested after conning woman Ksh3 million

Elected leader arrested after claims of conning woman Ksh3 million

DCI arrest assembly member over alleged conning

A Murang’a Member of County Assembly (MCA) was arrested after a woman claimed that he had conned her Ksh3 million.

Kagunduini Ward MCA Peter Mburu Muthoni allegedly pretended that he could offer the woman a tender to supply ballast to a Chinese company.

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) moved in on the Ward Rep and arrested him together with others for dealing with forged documents.



"The MCA defrauded his victim almost Ksh.3M with the false pretence that he could offer her a tender to supply ballast to a Chinese company," the DCI stated.

The suspect together with others he had introduced as an ‘Engineer’& a ‘senior staff’ at the Chinese company forged an agreement for the supply of ballast and in the process, they defrauded the victim the said amount,” the DCI remarked.

Mburu, who is set to be arraigned on Tuesday, will face charges of making a document without authority among others

The DCI further stated that they are in pursuit of the other two suspects.


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