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VIDEO: Kenyan woman who bought a gun in US and took it to Kenya to “protect herself from a stalking American boyfriend” speaks out



A US-based Kenyan woman who feared for her life because of what she refers to as incessant stalking by her Mzungu ex-boyfriend has come out to explain how she bought a gun, packed it in her check-in luggage and flew to Kenya.

What befell Florence Wamucii after that is heart wrenching to say the least.

The Las Vegas, Nevada resident says although she followed instructions to the letter, Kenyan authorities made life very difficult for her as they sought bribes. “They insisted that I produce a firearm licence from Nevada despite the fact that one does not require a permit to hold such a gun,” she says.

She accuses the Kenyan officials of blatant corruption and holding her in the calls for several days against the law.

“I deposited the gun with the Customs Department officials at JKIA as required so as to go and apply for a licence and come back to collect it. However, I was arrested before I could leave the airport. All they wanted was money. They initially wanted Sh 3 Million so as to withdraw the charges. I said I wouldn’t give them even a single cent,” She told Kikuyu Diaspora TV in a lengthy monologue during which she gives her side of the story.

Wamucii says she was harassed, put in a police cell for several days and even threatened with being charged under the Terrorism Act.

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FlasbacK: In August 2019, a Kenyan woman living in the USA was charged with illegally possessing a gun in Nairobi.

Florence Wamucii Kiama alias Florence Wamucii Pfeiffer was accused of being found in possession of a Beretta pistol without a firearm certificate as well as being ion possession of 16 rounds of ammunition.

Wamucii, a dual citizen holding both American and Kenyan passports was alleged to have committed the offence on 7th August this year at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

She denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku.

Now Wamucii is explaining how she came to possess a Beretta Pistol serial number H00935.

Her lawyer told the court that she had the weapon was in a checked luggage all the way from Las Vegas and passed through three airports where she was cleared.

The accused person was, however, arrested at JKIA and taken to court under a miscellaneous application in which Anti-Terrorism Police sought to detain her for five days to complete investigations.

The court heard that she was not, however, charged with any terror related offences. The court heard that ATPU suspected they would prefer charges under the prevention of terrorism act as a result of the said firearm

Fast forward: On November 18th 2019, the Director of Public Prosecutions withdrew the charge under section 87 (a) of the criminal procedure code without giving any reasons. The Magistrate declined an application to have the government confiscate the firearm.

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