DCI Arrests Thieves That Colluded With Equity Bank Staff To Steal From Granny’s Account

CAPTION: Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives have arrested criminals who stole over Ksh900k from a 67 year old sickly granny.

The lady, Faith Wanjiku had sold her only land at Ksh2 million to cater for her medical expenses. She opened an account at Equity Bank and deposited the money in the account only to learn later through her helper that Ksh970k was missing. highlighted the fraud under our series ‘#FraudulentKenyanBanks’; this was later taken up by Githeri Media.

INIQUITY BANK: Equity Bank Steals Ksh2 Million From A Sick Grandmother

The Thieves

The DCI operation took place in Kiambu County, where the three thieves Antony Babu KAIRA, Kelvin MAINA & Joseph KARIUKI were apprehended and are currently in lawful custody.

DCI says it is looking for more suspects who benefited from the proceeds of crimes.

The Ksh970k was transacted in four series using the Eazzy App in the sequence;
Antony Kaira- 300,030/=
Kelvin Maina- 300,030/=
Vivian Jelagat- 300,030/= and Ksh. 70K to various Equitel Nos.

Police say the suspects will be arraigned in court tomorrow.

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