Police have arrested a clergyman suspected to have swindled the ACK Mwea Town Church, over Sh 2 million, meant for the procurement of church seats.
According to the DCI, the church leadership On February 9, 2023, contracted Apostle Blessed Gilbert Kariuki and his spouse to deliver 410 seats to the church on or before April 10, 2023 but the ‘Man of God’ neither delivered nor showed up.
As reported by the church faithful at Wang’uru Police station, the man of the cloth swindled them their money before disappearing. Efforts to reach him turned futile, prompting the church vicar to file the report.
Police immediately swung into action and successfully apprehended the suspect.
Yesterday, Kariuki was arraigned at Wanguru law courts, where he answered to charges of obtaining money by false pretenses.