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SOCIETY

How Two Women Were Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Child From Sick Mother

Two ladies, aged 47 and 62, have been arrested for stealing a baby from an ailing mother. The duo was known to the baby's mother and had disguised themselves as aunties of the 17-year-old adolescent during her delivery, according to a statement made by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) on Monday, October 18.

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How Two Women Were Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Child From Sick Mother

SOCIETY

Love triangle leaves one dead.

A man, Weise Klaus Armin, a Deutsch national aged 75, died in mysterious state after having a heated argument with wife Rosemary Wangui, 38. In a statement released by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI), the police revealed that the duo had a heated argument before the lifeless body was later found hanging from the door frame of their master bedroom.

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Love triangle leaves one dead.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Why M Pesa Won't Be Working On Wednesday For Some Hours

Starting Tuesday 11:59 pm to Wednesday 4am, Mpesa services for Safaricom users will be affected as the telecommunications giant will be carrying out some maintenance protocols. Theis will include buying of Airtime. The CEO of the company gave this statement saying that the maintenance is aimed at providing the least inconveniences for its customers.

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Why M Pesa Won't Be Working On Wednesday For Some Hours

SOCIETY

Senior DCI Commander Found Dead, Panic as Fully Loaded Pistol Missing From Crime Scene

The death of a senior Sergeant attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) in Parklands, Nairobi has sent detectives searching for answers. The body of the deceased was discovered at his home with a piece of clothing suspected to have been used during his death.

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Senior DCI Commander Found Dead, Panic as Fully Loaded Pistol Missing From Crime Scene

SOCIETY

How Church Paid Kiambu Serial Killer Ksh 30K

New information about Paul Morara, the suspected killer identified by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI), has continued to emerge. According to DCI, he joined a cult in 2013 that promised to compensate him for every woman he killed. He was supposed to reveal the woman's pants to establish the murders.

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How Church Paid Kiambu Serial Killer Ksh 30K

SOCIETY

Several Left Homeless After Saturday Morning Fire

Hundreds of people have this morning been left homeless after a huge fire razed down their structures at Kongo residentials, Kawangware area in Nairobi county. According to the residents who spoke to the journalist, the fire which broke out few hours past midnight, from one of the affected houses before spreading very fast to other neighboring houses.

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Several Left Homeless After Saturday Morning Fire

SOCIETY

Confusion as Nakuru Business Lady Whereabouts Unknown for a Month Now

A Nakuru based lady by the name Rahab Gathoni Mwega who also runs an Mpesa and a shop reportedly disappeared a month ago under unclear circumstances and has been missing until now according to a Facebook post by Nkatha Mugao. Mugao informed other Facebook users that she has been looking for the lady with no fruits and all her numbers are ‘mteja’.

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Confusion as Nakuru Business Lady Whereabouts Unknown for a Month Now

SOCIETY

Notorious Female Serial Killer Nabbed By Detectives In Stringent Operation That Lasted 2 Years

Sleuths from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) have today evening nabbed a notorious killer and rapist who had caused havoc in Ruiru town by terrorizing young women in the surroundings. The detectives on their official twitter handle have revealed that one,Paul Magara Morara a 29 year old criminal who has been on the list of most wanted criminals has been nabbed after a manhunt that has lasted close to two years.Magara is accused of killing more than five women after raping them in heinous and evil schemes in the company of his accomplices.

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Notorious Female Serial Killer Nabbed By Detectives In Stringent Operation That Lasted 2 Years

SOCIETY

How Notorious Serial Killer Masten Wanjala Used Phone to Escape Jail

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) who were trailing serial killer Masten Wanjala have revealed that he was in possession of a phone while in custody. Wanjala, who was believed to have escaped from Jogoo Police Station on Tuesday, October 12, was said to have had access to a phone while incarcerated, which was against the rules controlling the use of devices in detention.

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How Notorious Serial Killer Masten Wanjala Used Phone to Escape Jail

SPORTS

Agnes Tirop's Killer Boyfriend Ibrahim Rotich Arrested

Agnes Tirop is a 5000 m world champion who was found dead in their house in Iten on Wednesday 13 with a stab on her abdomen.She represented Kenya in 5000 m women race in Tokyo Olympics this year. The 25 years old went missing on Tuesday which resulted to his father reporting a missing person to the police.Tirop's lifeless body was later found after the alleged murderer who happened to be his husband called her parents and confessed on killing the athlete and seeked for forgiveness.

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Agnes Tirop's Killer Boyfriend Ibrahim Rotich Arrested

SOCIETY

New Details Emerge On How Serial Killer Masten Wanjala Staged A Daring Escape From Police Station

New details have emerged on how serial killer Masten Wanjala who is allegedly confessed to have mercilessly killed 15 children managed to escape the Jogoo road prison cells. According to preliminary investigation, Masten Wanjala who faces 13 counts of murder could have Escaped the prison cells during dinner time at around 6 pm to 7 pm or moments after.

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New Details Emerge On How Serial Killer Masten Wanjala Staged A Daring Escape From Police Station

SOCIETY

Is he a Ghost? No Windows Nor Door Broken in Cell Where Special Killer Mastem Wanjala was Being Held

As sleuths drawn from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation department continue with the man hunt for the self confessed special killer Mastem Wanjala, new information surrounding the circumstances in which the suspect is said to have escaped raises more questions on whether Wanjala is a ghost or wheather someone helped him escape through the Jogoo police station gates.

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Is he a Ghost? No Windows Nor Door Broken in Cell Where Special Killer Mastem Wanjala was Being Held

SOCIETY

Prime Suspect in Agnes Tirop's Murder Arrested

Directorate of Criminal Investigation have said the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of 25-year-old world 5,000m record holder Agnes Never Tirop has been arrested.They said Ibrahim Rotich was in a relationship with the athlete was arrested in Changamwe Mombasa county as he tried to flee to a neighbouring country to evade justice.

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Prime Suspect in Agnes Tirop's Murder Arrested

SOCIETY

Major Breakthrough as Detectives Nab Nakuru Househelp Who Murdered Employers 7-Year-Old Son

Detectives from Directorate of Criminal Investigation have nabbed a murder suspect identified as Lydiah Jelagat Kipng'etich. Lydia is said to have killed her employers 7-year-old son before attacking her boss while she was sleeping. On September 24, 2021, Lydia is said to have accessed the lady of the house bedroom and inflicted serious injuries at her homestead in Baringo's Marigat sub-county.

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Major Breakthrough as Detectives Nab Nakuru Househelp Who Murdered Employers 7-Year-Old Son

SOCIETY

Breaking "DCI Should Teach Police To Cope With Depression" A Police Commit Suicide At Home

A police has committed suicide at his home in Kasarani, Nairobi County. According to reports made on 8th of October, 2021, his son, James Githinji called to the police station to report of his father's suicidal death. The late police officer was called Elias Kariuki, aged 52 years who came from Meru County.

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SOCIETY

Man Arrested In Nakuru For Allegedly Posing As A Magistrate, Conning Residents

Victor Kiprono Ng'eno 32 year old man in Nakuru County has been arrested for allegedly impersonating as a judicial officer to con members of the public. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation yesterday arrested him after many complaints lodged against him last year. The Nakuru County Criminal Investigation Officer Anthony Sunguti according to the source said that the man has been posing as a magistrate so that he can con residents.

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Man Arrested In Nakuru For Allegedly Posing As A Magistrate, Conning Residents

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

'BEWARE' DCI Warns The Public on Fake Social Media Accounts Operated by Conmen and Women

Directorate of Criminal Investigation has warned the public to be beware of the numerous social media accounts operated by cons posing as reputable high-ranking public servants whose intent is felonious and driven by the sheer greed to get-rich-quick. The DCI said using shared or downloaded photos of top government officials, renowned businesspersons and celebrities in the country the tricksters open pseudo accounts especially on Facebook where they actively update information pertaining to the officials they purport to be, winning the trust of the unsuspecting followers.

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'BEWARE' DCI Warns The Public on Fake Social Media Accounts Operated by Conmen and Women

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Sigh Of Relief To Kenyans As The Government Issues 90 Ultimatum To Reduce Electricity Bill

The government has made a crucial announcement to Kenyans over electricity bills within 90 days . PHOTO/COURTESY The government will investigate the country's power purchase agreements vs independent power producers through a task team personally appointed by the president's office. In addition, the Directorate Of Criminal Investigation,DCI, has been tasked with looking into the Kenya Power company's worrisome system losses.

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Sigh Of Relief To Kenyans As The Government Issues 90 Ultimatum To Reduce Electricity Bill

SOCIETY

Police On Man Hunt For Murder In Siaya

Detectives in Yala are hunting for a 28-year-old man suspected of killing his neighbour in Onyoso village in Gem, Siaya county. According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigation, George Onyango who is on the run clobbered Marvin Onyango to death. “Preliminary investigations reveal that prior to the incident, the deceased had been mocking the suspect for being a Johnny-come-lately in marrying his wife, after what the deceased described as ‘being assisted by other men!’,” said the DCI statement.

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Police On Man Hunt For Murder In Siaya

SOCIETY

Woman Shot While Saving Motercycle Rider's Life

A woman is nursing an injury in Meru County after she was shot on Tuesday, October 12, while saving a boda boda rider's life. A statement by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) indicated that the two thugs, who were armed, approached the rider, Elphas Mutwiri, pretending to be passengers.

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Woman Shot While Saving Motercycle Rider's Life