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Pastor Arrested Over Sh2M Fraud



Police have arrested a clergyman suspected to have swindled the ACK Mwea Town Church, over Sh 2 million, meant for the procurement of church seats.

The man identified as Apostle Blessed Gilbert Kariuki disappeared after failing to deliver 410 seats prompting the church to file a report with the police.

“On February 9, 2023, the church leadership contracted Apostle Blessed Gilbert Kariuki and his spouse to deliver 410 seats to the church on or before April 10, 2023 but the ‘Man of God’ neither delivered nor showed up,” said the DCI

“As reported by the church faithful at Wang’uru Police station, the man of the cloth swindled them their money before disappearing.”

Kariuki was later arraigned at Wanguru law courts, where he answered to charges of obtaining money by false pretenses.

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