A 62-year-old woman was on Tuesday, August 4 sentenced to 35 years in prison after been found guilty of robbery with violence.
Joyce Wairimu Kariuki was on April 2019 arraigned at Loitoktok Law Courts and charged with robbery with violence.
Wairimu who is an ex-convict of Shimo La Tewa GK Prison was the mastermind behind a syndicate that stole motor-vehicles especially lorries in Nakuru, Nairobi and Mombasa areas between 2018 and 2019.
“Following numerous reports of stolen m/vehicles especially lorries in Nakuru, Nairobi & Mombasa between 2018 and 2019, DCI narrowed down on the suspect around whom the thefts revolved,” tweeted the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
Wairimu had completed a 15-year jail term a the Shimo La Tewa GK Prison.