A police report on Monday, November 6th, 2023, stated that the company’s driver Anthony Ndiuki, and Charles Mugetha left the company’s offices in South C at around 8.30 a.m.
The two, who were on board the company’s vehicle, left without police escort, as is the norm, with Ksh. 94.9 million.
The money was from a vault belonging to the security firm in the Industrial Area and was to be delivered to a bank in the Central Business District when the incident happened at about 6am.
The money was from the weekend sales of Quickmart supermarkets and was to be taken to the Family Bank Kenyatta Avenue branch.
The said motor vehicle was found dumped at Dafam area South C, next to the southern bypass, without the suspects and the money missing,” reads a police statement.
The DCIO from Langata is investigating the issue, and the scene was visited by the OCS.
The two, who were on board the company’s vehicle, had arrived at the vault as scheduled but left without police escort.
Police said the escort came to realize the vehicle with the money was missing minutes after it had left with the cash.
The said motor vehicle was found dumped at the Dafam area South C, next to the southern bypass, without the suspects and the money missing.
Senior police officers visited the scene and established the two escaped aboard a waiting car.
Police who visited the scene declared investigations had been launched. Teams of security personnel were mobilized to pursue the two but reported they had escaped to an unknown destination.
Police say the incident is new for now and seems to be an inside job.
The officers who were to escort the canter involved in the heist were questioned as part of the probe into the incident.