A cop is counting loses after he was robbed Sh1.15 million in cash moments after he had made a withdrawal from a bank in Gilgil, Nakuru County on Monday, May 24.
The Chief Inspector of Police (CI) at Astu Headquarters in Gilgil told police he was eating at around 1:53 pm when he lost the cash.
As indicated by a police report, the official said he saw a man break into his double cabin which he had parked outside the hotel while making the most of his lunch.
The Chief Inspector said he looked outside the window when he heard his vehicle alarm sounding and saw a man opening the driver’s door using a copy key.
“I saw him take the bag containing Cash Sh1.15 million,” the officer reported.
The police officer additionally lost his Ceska Pistol stacked with 15 rounds of ammo.
Criminal investigators probing the heist said the suspect drove away in a white Mazda. DCI Gilgil visited the scene,, and also recorded some statements
The case was forwarded to police headquarters at Vigilance, Nairobi for further assessment.