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G4S theft suspects to spend seven more days in custody

G4S theft suspects were on Friday arraigned before the Milimani Court to answer to the mysterious loss of Ksh 72 million.

The court called for the detention of the six G4S theft suspect as police continue with their investigations into the events leading to the incident.

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The Thursday morning event is said to have happened when three fake administrative police officers arrived to escort cash to an ATM in Nairobi.

Armed with guns, the imposters led the personnel into waiting vehicles before making their way to an ATM belonging to Standard Chartered Bank.

It was at the bank when the G4S staff called their Headquarters requesting for codes to make the transactions when the thieves ordered them to hand over the cash.

They then offloaded the cash into a different vehicle before making way with was accounted for as Ksh 72 million.

Also read: Barclays Bank of Kenya robbed millions from four of its ATMs

This is not the first time that the company has been mentioned in such huge mysterious theft of cash during transit.

It is believed that such losses are well planned inside jobs by the employees who try to cover up their footsteps during the incidents.

At the same time, ATM’s in Kenya have turned out to be cash cows as some well-trained people hack into the systems before making way with cash.

Also read: Police drugged and robbed Ksh 450k by two women

The recent ATM theft was that of Barclays Bank where four of its branches in Nairobi were robbed a total of Ksh 6.29 million.

Barclays Bank assured its clients of their continued service as they work with the police to arrest the suspects.

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.


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