17- year old arraigned in court for conning after spiking man’s drink

17- year old arraigned in court for conning after spiking man’s drink

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Mombasa, KENYA: A 17 year old girl was on Wednesday arraigned in a Mombasa law court for spiking a man’s drink using nohypol stupefying drug; before coning him.

It was reported that  on 17th March Kevin Nyathenya went to  Bella vista bar in Mombasa and met a young girl who introduced herself as  Marry Wanjiru.

After a short conversation Wanjiru requested Kevin to buy her  two beers and the two later on went to his house in Tudor to spend the rest of the night;this was after Wanjiru requested to go to his place.

On arriving, she told Kevin that she wanted to take a  shower and requested him to bring her bathing water.

On coming back  Wanjiru had already opened both  beer  bottles and gave him some to drink after which he felt dizzy and went to sleep.

Kevin woke up past mid day the following day  only to find  the person he was with had left and some of his properties which  included  lap top,mobile phone,handbag,music system, a watch and property estimated to be  over Ksh 100,000 missing.

He alerted his neighbors and reported the matter to Makupa police station.

During the investigation the accused is said to have been traced using the mobile phone she had stolen from Kevin  and was arrested on 20th  March at Mariakani while travelling to Nairobi.

The prosecutor Ms.Christine Ogweno told the court that the accused person had earlier on been reported  to the police station several times on theft cases, but this was her first conviction.

In her mitigation she told the court to forgive her since she only did that under the instruction of a lady by the name Veronica who was accommodating her.

Chief magistrate Susan Shitubi asked the prosecution to take the girl to  Coast General hospital where they could determine her real age.

Wanjiru had told the court she is 17 years , the  sentencing will be done on 7th April.

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