A middle-aged woman was paraded in the streets of the suburban setting for stealing Ksh.5, 000 from a Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) customer on Thursday, August 25 in Ruiru town, Kenya. The suspect was taken round the town with a placard written: "I am a thief. Mimi ni mwizi." hung on her neck. According to eDaily Kenya, the suspect was caught on closed-circuit television (CCTV) stealing Ksh.5, 000 from a lady’s bag when the client had gone to fill deposit slips a few metres away.
KCB Ruiru branch operations manager, Moses Mwanza, who confirmed the incident said the woman has been arrested and she is being held at Ruiru Police Station.
CCTV footage further showed the suspect was part of a three-member female gang. The other two managed to escape and authorities are on a manhunt for them.