Friday May 17,2019-Fake gold smuggler, Jared Otieno, was once arrested over conning a Venezuelan businessman Sh 173 million but he was released after bribing a top Directorate of Criminal Investigations(DCI) officer, The Kenyan DAILY POST can now reveal.
According to impeccable sources, in 2017, the flamboyant businessman walked out of a police cell after striking a deal with a top detective.
He is said to have paid the officer millions of shillings in bribe and the officer ordered his” boys” to release the suspect and accompany him to his home in Kileleshwa using a government vehicle.
However when contacted DCI denied the claims and vowed to investigate the said officer.
The DCI also explained that the office needs full information in order to commence investigations into what really transpired.
"DCI is a very big organisation, so if you tell us it was in this station in Nairobi, then we can check and see if there were any entries," he said.
The revelations comes a day after Otieno was arrested for reportedly conning United Arab Emirates (UAE) ruler, Sheikh Makhtoum, Sh 400 million in another fake gold syndicate.
The Kenyan DAILY POST