Production company AfreDev has announced its intention to make Kenyan Author John Kiriamiti’s bestseller ‘my LIfe in Crime’ into a movie.
The company optioned the TV rights to the novel plus its sequel My Life with a Criminal: Milly’s Story for a TV show set to air locally from June 2018.
The book which detailed Kiriamiti’s crime life led to his fame as an author leading to the publishing of many more books.
The novel details Kiriamiti’s crimes under the alias Jack Zollo that led to his imprisonment in the 70s.
He was one of the most notorious gangsters in Kenya during the 1960s and 1970s before he was imprisoned and chose to turn a new leaf.
The movie and Tv sequel will be aired on local media from June of this year.
The author’s famous books include My Life in Crime published in 1980, My Life with a Criminal: Milly’s Story in 1984,Son of Fate Ten years later, The Sinister Trophy in 2000, My Life in Prison published in 2004, The Abduction Squad and City Carjackers