Detectives last night arrested 44 school children at a woman’s house in Mountain View Estate, Nairobi who were in a weekend spree.
According to DCI twitter account, the detectives further seized various brands of alcohol and bhang.
The children 26 boys and 18 girls aged between 14 and 17 years are in primary and high schools.
DCI says the Police also want to establish why the woman had hosted the children and how the children got to her house.
Detectives last night arrested 44 school children and their host, and seized various brands of alcohol and bhang in a house at Nairobi’s Mountain View Estate.
The children – 26 boys and 18 girls – are aged between 14 and 17 years. All are in primary and high schools.
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) November 22, 2020
The host woman identified as Millicent Kithinji aged 41, was picked up for questioning by detectives based at Dagoretti.
Officers too seized different brands of Whisky and vodka & bhang (cannabis Sativa).
Preliminary investigations revealed that the children were from Nairobi, Kiambu and Machakos counties.
Officers have contacted some of their parents and Investigations are ongoing to establish how the children sneaked out of their homes and travelled that far without raising suspicion from their parents.
The DCI has urged parents to take keen interest in their children’s activities at home and on the social media networks.