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BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-Three suspects accused of engaging in fraud related activities have been arrested in Juja area within Kiambu County.They were arrested at a rental apartment after the police staged a raid.
The suspects include two Nigerians, and a Kenyan lady aged 35 years .They are being held at the Directorate of Criminal Investigation offices in Juja.
At the same time police recovered 70 assorted SIM Cards from various service providers.
10 mobile phones, Subscriber Sim registration forms, several Kenya Identity Cards, and some Kenyan currency were also found.
“We placed the three in custody and investigations ongoing,” Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti said in a statement.
Fraudsters have over time preyed on gullible Kenyans during what is widely known as SIM Card swap fraud.
The three suspect are set to be arraigned in court Monday 15, July 2019.