Two police officers gave been arrested after an ATM robbery, in possession of millions from Kenya‘s Ksh 72 Million (about N254 million).
According to Directorate of Criminal Investigations, DCI, the two police officers identified as Constable Chris Ayienda Machogu and Constable Vincent Owuor have been identified after getting involved in an ATM heist and found in possession of Kenya’s Ksh 72 Million (about N254 million).
The two Police officers were planning to escape to Uganda with the money they made from the ATM robbery before they were arrested. Ksh4 million was recovered from Constable Chris Ayienda Machogu, while Ksh3 million was recovered from Kendu Bay home of Constable Vincent Owuor of the Administration Police.
Constable Chris Ayienda Machogu, an AP officer was today arrested by SCPU Detectives & Ksh. 4M recovered from him. Upon Interrogation, he led the detectives to his accomplice Constable Vincent Owour, a KP officer, in whose house at Kendu Bay Ksh. 3M and a Subaru Forester were recovered.
In the initial investigations, detectives established that (which was also confirmed through the suspects’ testimony) the said motor vehicle was bought on the same day the ATM Heist occurred, using the stolen money.
The two were planning to escape to Uganda with the cash. Now in lawful custody and assisting in further investigations.