Nanny detained for allegedly stealing from her Chinese employer

The Office of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations has arraigned a nunny before a Nairobi Court seeking orders to detain her for 10 days to conclude investigations over alleged theft from her employer.

According to the DCI, the respondent Tracy Tsindondo Amutamwa was reported by her Chinese employer Yu Yanping that she had been allegedly stealing from her house.

The DCI informed Court that Yu Yanping a Chinese business lady working in Kenya alleged that she discovered that she had been losing money from her house and to be sure she decided to calculate all her money in the house where she discovered that a total of 20,000 USD was missing.

Upon interrogation, the respondent admitted that she has been taking money on diverse dates and giving it to her boyfriend.

She further indicated that out of the money she stole she managed to build a house for her grandmother in Chavakali, Vihiga County.

The DCI moved the Court seeking detention orders stating that they intend to obtain Mpesa Statements from Safaricom for both the respondent and her boyfriend.

The Court detained the said respondent until tomorrow when it will issue a ruling on whether to allow the application for ten days detention or not.