A middle age sěx worker who was accused of dragging a client into bed by force, stealing a mobile phone and cash has been arraigned in court.
Appearing before the Makadara Law Courts in Nairobi, the accused by the name Ms Rahab Wanjiru was charged with stealing the mobile phone worth Sh29,500 and Sh1,500 in cash from Simon Mwai Kimiri at the club situated along Tom Mboya Street.
The court heard how Mr. Kimiri met Ms Wanjiru around 3am at the club where he had gone for a meal and drinks.
Mr. Kimiri had spotted Ms Wanjiru seated alone at a nearby table and invited her over to join him at his table and ordered food and drinks for her.
After they finished their meal and drinks, they went to look for accommodation outside the restaurant and ended up at a lodging along River Road.
At around midnight, the accused said to have take certain drugs which made him unconscious for about 30 minutes before forcing him to have an Act and later taking phone and cash from him.
Prosecution desk said the accused reportedly told Mr. Kimiri that she wanted more beer. The two went out and Mr. Kimiri bought one more beer, and they returned to the room.
Mr. Kimiri went to the bathroom and upon return, she found that Ms Wanjiru had served the beer in two plastic cups. They took the drink, after which he lost consciousness.
He was woken up the next day by the room attendant around 3pm with his mobile phone and the cash missing. Mr. Kimiri reported the matter at Kamukunji Police Station.
At the time of the arrest, police report affirm that they recovered two sěx toys, four HIV self-test kits, seven Smuggle lubricating jelly, a bag of Sure condoms and assorted sim cards, among other items which were in her small handbag.
The accused was also separately charged with managing the illegal business or being its proprietor. However, she denied the charge of stupefying to commit a felony.
The suspects caused a scene in court, accusing officers from the nearby Police Station of being inhumane by denying them their only source of income. Orderlies had to move them away from the outdoor courtroom.
She claimed she was charged with offenses unknown to her, as her only activities at the club were prostitution and not stealing from clients.
The accused denied the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Mary Njagi and was released on a cash bail of Sh30,000. The case will be mentioned on January 30, 2023.