Detectives arrest man linked to college girls' disappearance
By Jael Mboga | November 7th 2020
Omari instead lures the young girls to lodgings in Nairobi after sending them bus fare.
Aferwards he robs them of their valuables and disappears to his hideout.
Upon arrest, the suspect led detectives to his house where valuables including laptops, mobile phones and handbags belonging to his victims were found.
Detectives appealled to young college students to be wary of such criminals preying on them on social media.
With the onset of the pandemic, many youth spent more time on social media, making it easier to fall prey to the predators.
Restrictions set in place to reduce the spread of the virus created an even better environment for the would-be attackers as more people stayed indoors with little distractions other than their gadgets.
Other factors that have fuelled cyber crime include the ease with which citizens can today get internet connection.
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