Six G4S officials have been detained for seven days to allow police complete investigation over alleged disappearance of 72 million from Standard Chartered Bank (K) limited Nairobi West.
Milimani Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku allowed the detectives to detain Musa Rajab, Abraham Mwangi Njoroge, Ascar Kemunto , Wilfred Nyambane, Nathan Njiiru and Danmark Magembe at Langata Police station pending investigation.
Constable Joseph Ngeno attached to DCI Langata police told the court that on September 5, 2019 G4S personnel who were assigned ATM restocking duties , left their Headquarters off Witu road with cash on transit Van containing 72 million.
The said money was destined to ATM restocking withon Nairobi and they were accompanied with three administration police officers designated to escort the said cash.
“At about 6.05 a.m the said officers turned to be robbers and they turned against the five taking all money in Transit and bundled and bundled the six into Nairobi West Standard chartered (K) limited ATM room and left with cash”, said Ngeno.
The gun rubbers left with the robbed money and disappeared and the robbery was reported at Nairobi West Police post.
Police told the court they need to further scrutiny of the CCTV footage from standard Chartered Bank (K) Headquarters since there is high likelihood that the six will interfere with investigations and evidence.
The officer further said that other accomplices are still at large and they are yet to receive call data of the suspects mobile phones to ascertain the relationships between the six and other key accessories in this heinous crime of robbery with violence.
” The six face daunting criminal charges should there be sufficient evidence adduced in their and it is prudent to establish the truth of the allegations.