In Summary
  • Residents say there has been a rise in cases of robberies and murder in the area.
  • Villagers are eagerly waiting for Sunday to find out if the thieves will have surrendered.

A bar owner in Nyeri has caused a stir over claims he engaged services of a witch doctor, who gave him a cock to flush out thieves, who broke into his premises.

His bar in Mathira constituency is said to have been broken into three times. He has since warned the thieves to return his property or face dire consequences.

The cock has been “patrolling” the bar since Saturday and is perched on the roof.

Villagers say the bird has been circling the roof in a clockwise direction and there are claims that the thieves will be identified after seven days.

MURDER

Residents say there has been a rise in cases of robberies and murder in the area.

Curious villagers look at a cock that has been resting on a roof of a bar in Nyeri County on July 12, 2017. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Mr Stephen Mwangi, a resident claimed they have suffered a lot from a group of armed thugs that has been terrorizing them.

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