A female witch doctor believed to be part of a car theft syndicate has been arrested by the police.
The popular Kenyan witch doctor identified as Annah Mutheu was arrested at her palatial home in Tala, Machakos County following an operation by security operatives that lasted about fifteen hours, according to reports.
The police said they arrested the witch doctor and one other suspect who led the them to the scene.
More than 10 vehicles, many of them four-wheel drive, were found parked at her compound, with officers saying Mutheu was at pain to explain their ownership.
The native doctor who claims to be the richest in Mchawi area in Kenya, moves around in expensive cars, and is reported to have heavily invested in petroleum merchandise as well as commercial and rental buildings.
According to media reports, she allegedly owns apartments in Machakos, Nairobi and Mombasa as well as filling stations in Komarock, Nairobi and Kenol in Kangundo. Her Tala mansion is valued at around Sh40 million.