Three university ladies accused of conning a Catholic nun at Kagio town in Kirinyaga County were on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, arrested by police for interrogations after they were blocked by irate members of the public.
The trio repory used some drugs to convince the victim before stealing ksh34000 from her handbag.
Eye witnesses narratives revealed that the nun went to Kagio town to open her business when she was accosted by the trio.
"Minutes after the Catholic nun got out of Mary Immaculate School, Kiambiti, a white vehicle then came and the passengers greeted her," Margrate Wairimu, a trader at Kagio market, revealed.
The suspects called the nun and one of them asked to share an umbrella with her since it was raining.
The trio introduced themselves as Safaricom agents giving offers to the members of the public.
It is during this time that the nun was taken to awaiting white car which they all entered in.
It is reported that the nun was thrown at the gate of Kagio Catholic church and the ladies escaped.
The driver who took the nun to Kagio learnt that all was not good after failing to return.
He found out around and only to be told that his passenger took a different vehicle.
Boda boda operators together with the nun's driver proceeded to the direction that the white car had went to and tracked it immediately.
They successfully flagged off the vehicle as it was moving at a high speed.
Once blocked the suspects, they offered to refund at least Ksh14,000 calling the bodaboda operators to give it back to the nun but they refused.
The boda boda riders detained the three women until the police officers from Kagio police station responded to the scene.
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