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Police Officers Arrested For Registering SIM Cards and Acquiring Loans With Stolen IDs

Cases of Tech related theft have been on the rise in the country and today two people among them a police officer have been arrested by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation Officers – DCI for registering SIM cards using stolen identity cards (IDs) in Kiambu.

According to the DCI statement released on Monday morning 14th Sep, the police officer identified as Boniface Nthenge stationed at Kitengela and a woman going by the name Lucy Syombua are suspected members of a syndicate.

The suspects who were nabbed are believed to have fraudulently registered hundreds of SIM cards and electronic equipment believed to be used for hacking purposes have been recovered from the lady’s house in Umoja- Nairobi.

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“Hundreds of fraudulently registered sim cards and an electronic equipment believed to be used for hacking purposes have been recovered from the lady’s house in Umoja- Nairobi.” DCI Noted

“A police officer namely Boniface Nthenge stationed at Kitengela and a lady by the name Lucy Syombua have been arrested by detectives based at Kiambu. The two are believed to be members of a syndicate that has been fraudulently registering sim cards using stolen identity card and then using them to acquire loans and other benefits from a leading mobile Service provider.” DCI boss George Kinoti said.

The group is reported to have been using the stolen identity cards to acquire loans and other benefits from a leading mobile service provider.

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The DCI boss also revealed that investigations into other activities of the group are going on as officers pursue other syndicate members for arrest and arraignment.

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