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After trending for the whole weekend on social media, controversial blogger Edgar Obare’s Instagram account is no longer active.

The account was deleted on Monday, August 30, 2021, just days after he shared a series of screenshot messages on his Instagram stories, claiming to be proof of how the web of “wash wash” criminals operate in Nairobi

Also trending for the better part of the weekend was Wash Wash — a term that refers to individuals who earn money through illegal activities and later use businesses as fronts to clean the money.

In the screenshots, Obare exposed names and pictures of some of the famous celebrities n Kenya who claim to work hard to afford the flamboyant lifestyle they post on social media.

According to Obare, they include KRG the Don, Prezzo, Paul Kobia, Chris Obure, Jared Otieno, Don Bosco Gichana, Allan Chesang, Mohammed Noor (Somali Bae), Adan Sonko, Sylvanus Osoro, Oscar Sudi, Steve Mbogo, Betty Kyallo, and Ben Gatu among others. It is said that the money is held by radio presenter Felix Odiwuor Alias Jalang’o, Shaffie Weru, Prezzo, and KRG the Don among others.

Speaking on the issue on Twitter, Hilary N. Mutyambai, Inpector-General of police stated that the police were are aware of this and have arrested and arraigned several suspects on the same. “We also have a unit under DCI that deals with serious crime and continues to arrest perpetrators. All members of the public should desist from ‘get-rich-quick’ schemes”

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