Don’t buy phone/Laptop from these people: DCI
Director of Criminal Investigations(DCI) has warned Kenyans from buying electronic devices from a list of suspicious people.
Through a statement the DCI,urged Kenyans not to buy phones or any electronic device from dealers who don’t have an exact physical address where he can be traced to .
“The Public is hereby WARNED never to buy any Electronic Gadget including Laptops, Mobile Phones, TV Sets etc from an Individual or a Dealer who has no fixed Physical Address; Identifiable trading Building/ Premises with requisite authorization documents that are.” Read the statement in part.
The DCI challenged Kenyans not to buy second hand phones, since you will be arrested and by the time the truth is found out that you didn’t engage in criminal activities surrounding the phone you will have suffered more than a lot.
Don’t buy second hand gadgets
“A device of a fellow Murdered or Maimed Kenyan. When Police Forensically Investigate & find you in possession of such said devices, by the time it is established that you were not involved in the crime, you may have suffered immensely. Being found with suspected stolen ,” added DCI.
George Kinoti through his office urged members of the public to always ask for receipts when purchasing electronics.He urged Kenyans to always photograph receipts for future reference.
“Always when buying insist on issuance of a Receipt clearly itemizing the particulars of the bought gadget. Always keep the receipt or secure it Electronically by Photographing it .” Said Kinoti.
This comes few days after detectives from Pangani police station arrested three police officer in connection to Ksh 6 million theft in Eastleigh Estate.
The three polivce officers arrested are CPL Wilson Cheruiyot, PC Daniel Kipkorir and PC Alex Kandie had a pistol each and a total of 45 rounds of ammunition.The fourth culprit, Esome Jean Babtist, a Cameroonian national.