Police in Nairobi have called on residents who may have fallen prey to con preachers under the guise that they will double money to report such incidents immediately.
Central Sub-County Police commander David Baariu said that they have formed a special squad that will hunt and track down men and women who pose as preachers only to defraud gullible victims.
Baariu said "Establishing whether one is a genuine preacher or not is a difficult task. Anyone who has lost their money through such people to come forward,"
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According to Baariu, it is becoming impossible to prosecute such cases.
A few years back, an elderly woman alleged to be part of a cartel of con preachers was dramatically unmasked by a victim at Kencom bus stop.
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