DCI Detectives arrest 44 teenagers, seize alcohol, bhang
DCI detectives on Saturday night arrested 44 teenagers in a house at Mountain view estate in Nairobi county.
DCI also arrested a 41 year old woman known as Millicent Kithinji who was allegedly hosting them.
The teenagers arrested boys and girls aged between 14 and 17 years. The boys were 26 while the girls wereb18 in number.
Recovered from the house by the detectives were various brands of alcohol, and bhang.
“Their host, Millicent Kithinji, aged 41, was picked up for questioning by detectives based at Dagoretti. Officers seized different brands of Whisky and vodka & bhang (cannabis Sativa),” said the DCI.
Preliminary investigations revealed the children were from Nairobi, Kiambu Machakos counties.
“Already, officers have contacted some of their parents. Investigations are ongoing to establish how the children sneaked out of their homes and travelled that far without raising suspicion from their parents,” the DCI said in a tweeter thread.
Police also want to establish why the woman had hosted the children and how the children got to her house.
“The DCI once again requests parents to take keen interest in their children’s activities at home and on the social media networks,” the thread further read.