Leader of the Gang Behind Nakuru Murders Arrested

03rd Aug 2022

Gang leader of the Nakuru based criminals Dickson Macharia Waithira alias Deco was arrested today after an ongoing efforts by security teams. The gang is believed to have committed a series of murders in Nakuru.

The ' Confirm Gang' rose to notoriety during the tenure of former Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery in 2016. The name came from the message users receive when they receive money through mobile transfer.

They initially targeted mobile money users before becoming a fully-fledged armed gang.

The brutal murders of six women in Nakuru shed light on the operations of the gang and immediately interior CS Fred Matiangi vowed to crackdown the suspected criminals.

Since the return of the dreaded gang, over 144 suspects have been arrested in Nakuru.