The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

Thugs caught red handed drilling into a Nairobi Bank by DCI officers

Officers stormed into the building forcing the thugs to scamper, taking cover in the ceiling.

Police officers at a scene of crime

A gang of five miscreants suspected to have conspired to break into Prime Bank OTC branch, was arrested early Friday morning, July 2.

The suspects were booked at Kamukunji police station where they’re currently being held, awaiting arraignment in court.

Charles Mulo, Fredrick Muderwa, Jesse Muriuki, Gabriel Mungai and Reuben Njuka were arrested by a team of officers from DCI and Kamukunji police Station in the wee hours of the morning, as they were about to break into the bank located at Angle House along Ukwala lane, in downtown Nairobi.

According to a police report, the criminals had booked themselves into guest rooms at the said building, which shares the same wall with the bank.

ADVERTISEMENT

They had planned to drill their way into the bank in the dead of the night. However detectives got wind of the plan and intercepted them.

Officers stormed into the building forcing the thugs to scamper, taking cover in the ceiling.

Detectives however brought the ceiling down, exposing the five who clung on the roof trusses for dear life.

Having been conered, the suspects were left with no other option, other than to surrender

The officers managed to recover three hacksaws, one knotted twisted rope, one metal driller, five metal bars, one metal cutter scissors and one suitcase.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Tale of commander who killed magistrate: Health struggles, 3 wives & harassment claims

Tale of commander who killed magistrate: Health struggles, 3 wives & harassment claims

Family reveals what killed Jowie Irungu's father as legal team gives way forward

Family reveals what killed Jowie Irungu's father as legal team gives way forward

Rachel Ruto reveals how she teamed up with Ruto to solve crisis through divine intervention

Rachel Ruto reveals how she teamed up with Ruto to solve crisis through divine intervention

Charlene Ruto, Waiguru & Lynn Ngugi dazzle at the East Africa Women of Excellence Awards

Charlene Ruto, Waiguru & Lynn Ngugi dazzle at the East Africa Women of Excellence Awards

Ruto’s friends, PAs & bloggers want to order me around - furious Gachagua laments

Ruto’s friends, PAs & bloggers want to order me around - furious Gachagua laments

My problem with Ruto’s men: DP Gachagua exposes alleged plot to incite leaders against him

My problem with Ruto’s men: DP Gachagua exposes alleged plot to incite leaders against him

Makadara Magistrate Monica Kivuti dies in hospital after gun attack

Makadara Magistrate Monica Kivuti dies in hospital after gun attack

DP Gachagua celebrates success of project that saw him receive threats

DP Gachagua celebrates success of project that saw him receive threats

Suspension of foreign trips & other directives given to Azimio MPs as Finance Bill 2024 battle shapes up

Suspension of foreign trips & other directives given to Azimio MPs as Finance Bill 2024 battle shapes up

ADVERTISEMENT