Mombasa woman passes out after unknowingly tasting drink she had spiked to drug unsuspecting Kisumu County officials

By , K24 Digital
On Sun, 10 Oct, 2021 13:16 | 2 mins read
Robbery with violence is a serious crime according to Kenyan law. PHOTO/Courtesy
Robbery with violence is a serious crime according to Kenyan law. PHOTO/Courtesy

Detectives in Mombasa have arrested a 31-year-old woman who is suspected to have drugged Senior Kisumu county government officials at Shikara apartments in Nyali sub-county

According to an OB report seen by K24 Digital, Leah Mwenja who is believed to have been in the company of two other accomplices who managed to escape after the incident took a spiked drink and fell uncouncious alongside three other complainants.

Reports indicate that Leah mistakenly took the spiked drink meant for her targets who were the county government officials.

"There is a possibility that she took the spiked drink without knowing. She is being held by police as a prime suspect in the matter pending further interrogation", part of the report reads.

The incident was reported by Steve Gome while accompanied by Kelvin Okoth both from the county government of Kisumu that their colleagues namely, Oscar Adede, Director Physical Planning Steve Shule and ward administrator Ken Ochieng had been drugged at Shikara apartment.

The victims who were all sleeping in different rooms in the said apartments appeared unconscious and drowsy when they were found.

"Police officers upon interviewing the victims established that the three men, on 8/10/2021 at around 9:45 pm while having a drink at Masai beach and Restaurant were joined by three unknown ladies, whom they continued having their drinks up to the late hours. They later agreed to move to Shikara apartment which had been rented by the trio and continue enjoying their takeaway drinks, "reads the report.

The three victims have informed police that they recalled taking their drinks inside their rooms, and immediately fell asleep and when they regained consciousness, they discovered that their three HP laptops, two Samsung and two small Nokia phones had been stolen.

"It is suspected that their drinks were spiked with an unknown substance so doctors from Coast General Referral hospital were called in and provided treatment to the victims. They are currently recuperating and in stable condition", the report further explained.

Nyali sub-county police commander Daniel Masaba said investigations were ongoing.