Four women aged between 24 and 30 years were arrested on Sunday following allegations they have been spiking revelers drinks at popular joints in Ruiru.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the four women and a male accomplice have been stealing from unsuspecting members of the public.
“Mobile phones and several bottles bearing labels of various brands of alcohol, and which are believed to contain stupefying substances were also confiscated from the five, aged between 24 and 30 years,” the DCI said.
The suspects have been identified as Salome Njuguna, Rahab Mburu, Naomi Njuguna, Peninah Wanjiru and Hilary Waweru.
The suspects were apprehended at Rainbow hotel in Ruiru following a tip off from the victims.
“The seized items will be subjected to forensic analysis to determine their content, as further investigations continue to establish the suspects’ modes of operation,” the DCI added.