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Thika: Man Loses KSh 5.7 Million from His Car While on Short Call

A man in Thika town is counting losses after he lost more than KSh 5 million to suspect thieves who broke into his car.

According to reports, Matthew Githinji lost his money while taking a short call at a public toilet within Thika Town.

It is reported that he had withdrawn KSh 5.7 million from three banks and put them all in his car before driving to the public toilet.

According to a police report, Githinji walked to NCBA Bank Thika branch and withdrew KSh 2.3 million.

He then proceeded to Absa Bank and withdrew KSh 1.8 million and finally KSh 1.5 million from Consolidated Bank.

However, after taking a short call he was shocked to find his car broken into and the money stolen.

Police have since started investigations into the matters.


A police Land Cruiser on patrol PHOTO/COURTESY

Elsewhere, as reported on, police in Nairobi recovered guns and ammunition from an office belonging to a technology company in Kilimani.

The officers were providing security for auctioneers who had raided the office when they made the shocking discovery.

Hebros auctioneers were given a go-ahead to break into Ken Lugwili’s office over KSh 4.9 million rent arrears.

Recovered ammunitions include seven escort magnum shotguns, one benelli shotgun, five guatro shotguns, one savage shotgun, one walther with two magazines, a revolver with two magazines, an austia with two magazines, a ceska pistol with an empty magazine and 565 ammunition of different calibers.

Other items recovered are 72 medium and 45 small tins of pointed head pellets, two tins of eley wasp, 25 pistol holster, nine double magazine carriers, six single magazine carriers, 30 slings, five sniper altimate and 10 sniper torches.

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Also, nine firearm handles, 12 studs, seven spacers, 15 flash aiders, seven firearm spanners, two firearm cleaning brushes, a certificate of registration as a firearm dealer, an expired Nairobi city county business permit of number 1476629, two firearm movement register and assorted firearm manuals were also recovered.

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