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Saved from human traffickers: Police rescue six minors in Eastleigh

By Nyaboga Kiage November 1st, 2022 2 min read

Police in Nairobi on Monday, October 30, 2022, managed to rescue six minors who were about to be trafficked to an unknown destination.

In a report filed at the Eastleigh North Police Station in Starehe Sub County, two minors went to the police station and reported that six of their friends had been held hostage at a hotel known as Safari Hotel Lounge located along Seventh street.

“The six were held hostage at the hotel and were destined to be transported to unknown destinations.

Officers from Eastleigh North Police station visited the said hotel and managed to rescue six juveniles who had been held in rooms 402, 403, 411, and 418,” the report read in part.

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Police arrested the receptionist of the hotel, identified as Mr. Ahmed Gedi Mohamed, who is currently assisting sleuths attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Child protection unit in the ongoing investigations.

Meanwhile, police in the Central Business District (CBD) is investigating an incident where armed men on two motorbikes robbed three men, identified as Mr. Thomas Mutiso Musyoki, Benson Osoro Atanga, and Isaac Kimani, of his mobile phone and money.

In a report filed at the Parliament Police Station, Nairobi County, the incident happened at the junction of Uhuru Highway and Harambee Avenue. Interestingly, it took place a few meters from the Parliament police station.

“The men aboard two motorcycles, two armed with pistols, one with a panga and another with a pen knife. Each motorcycle had two pillion passengers.

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Mr Thomas lost the following item; Nokia 3.4 valued at Sh15,000, the bag containing a National Identity Card, a National Hospital Insurance Fund card, an NSSF card, and Sh80.

Mr Benson lost an Infinix Hot 6 phone pro valued at Sh16500, and he was slapped on the left cheek with a panga.

Mr Isaac lost his phone, an Energizer Powermax valued at Sh32000 and Sh550. Police said that both motorbikes had their registration numbers folded.

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