10 Years old boys spends Ksh 200,000 at Riverside Hotel
Two aged 10 and the 11 years boy were arrested at Riverside Hotel, 11th Street, Eastleigh in Nairobi where they are said to have spend Ksh 200,000.
The boys from Wajir County picked Sh200,000 that had fallen off the pockets of a drunk man at the famous Ngamia Bar in Wajir Town, before they traveled to the city to enjoy life.
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Police with a tip off from Nyumba Kumi elders arrested the boys with a number of prostitutes at the hotel.
Mohamed Ismail, a community leader in Eastleigh, together with journalist Yassin Juma, who facilitated the release of the children said that the boys had courage to bribe the police.
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“I have not seen children who are as daring and devious as those three boys,” says Ismail.
“One of their parents told me to let the son remain in police cells or even be taken to an approved school because she could not take any more of his mischief,” he says.
By the time of their arrest the three boys had already spend Ksh `150,000. They were taken to Pangani police station before being released to join their family.