Six Nigerians Arrested With Unused Airtel SIM Cards In Athi River


Six Nigerians were on Friday arrested in Athi River by DCI detectives and charged with perpetration to commit felony.

The six; Paul Aluede, Douglas Osemu, George Ojie, Victor Atagamen, Frank Otibi and Samson Oses were apprehended while in possession of several unused Airtel SIM Cards.

Also in their possession were laptops and mobile phones which were according to a DCI officer, forwarded to cyber-crime experts at the DCI headquarters.

They were detained at Athi River Police Station as the officers sought to remand them for six days pending the finalization of the investigations.

The officers also sought to verify their passports to authenticate their Visas.

On Sunday, DCI officers arrested two Nigerian nationals and a Tanzanian “for engaging in electronic fraud where local banks lost huge amounts of cash.”

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“Most of the money defrauded from the local banks was withdrawn outside Kenya,” DCI said in a tweet.

ATM cards, Laptops and Cheque books were among some of the things found in their possession.

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