Eight Sex Workers Who Allegedly Drugged & Robbed Man Freed On Bail

Eight commercial sex workers who allegedly who spiked a businessman’s drink and robbed him of Ksh105,000 have pleaded guilty and freed on bail.

Wendy Mwaura, Janet Nyaboke Nyareba, Shontel Wambui, Ashely Kendi, Caroline Wambui, Kelly John Tomilson, Faith Gakii and Damaris Kagendo appeared before the Makadara Law Courts after their arrest on July 18.

Sources indicate that charged with living off prostitution at the Kipkabus Safari Club in Nairobi’s Ngara Estate, which violates section 154 of the penal code.

The charges further indicated that they joined forces and knowingly lived on earnings from prostitution.

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The commercial sex workers at the Makadara Law Courts. PHOTO | JOSEPH NDUNDA

To these charges, they all pleaded guilty before Senior Principal Magistrate Angelo Kithinji.

However, they denied charges stating that they spiked a drink and therefore drugging one Benjamin Wanderi before stealing Sh105,000 from him.

Nyareba was charged separately for running operations at the brothel or at least being a part of the management.

She is accused of allowing the use of the premise as a brothel, charges which she denied.

Blaming law enforcement officers, the suspects accused the cops at Kasarani Police Station of denying them their sole source of income.

As such, they said their only crime at the brothel is prostitution and that everything else is fabricated against them.

They were each freed on a cash bail of Sh20,000 ahead of the hearing in September.

Mr. Benjamin Wanderi has been hospitalized since.


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