Two arrested for impersonating DCI officers and summoning Mp for probe

A police cell. A Mombasa man has been remanded for beating and causing grievous harm to his 4-year-old daughter./COURTESY

Two suspects have been arrested after they pretended to be Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers and summoned a Member of Parliament for questioning.

The two, Dennis Muturi Nyakundi & Victor Onsare were arrested on Wednesday at a hotel in Nairobi after summoning the MP through social media with a forged compelling Notice to present himself at DCI headquarters for questioning on an undisclosed matter.

According to the DCI, the legislator then received a call from a private number rescheduling his appearance at the DCI offices to a later date, but required that they meet at the hotel for a talk.

“On being suspicious of the inconsistent events, the MP reported to DCI Parliament where a trap was set and the two suspects nabbed,” said the DCI.

The two are in custody undergoing interrogations on a suspected extortion attempt.