In Summary
  • Detectives have narrowed down on the bank’s staff, security officers, pilot and the Wells Fargo security guards.
  • The aircraft used is still being held, with the pilot and the three Wells Fargo security guards who were on board also being grilled.

Detectives have turned their attention to the Moyale Equity Bank staff and a security company as they seek to unravel the theft of an unknown amount money in a robbery on Wednesday.

Police have confirmed that all the senior staffs and the bank’s internal security unit are currently being questioned in order to establish if the theft was an inside job.

According to Moyale Sub-County Police Commander Maina Nderitu, detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have taken over the investigations and narrowed down on the bank’s staff, security officers, pilot and the Wells Fargo security guards.

MONEY EXPECTED

“I don’t have much updates at the moment because the DCI are currently probing the Equity Bank staff to unravel the part they [could have] played in the heist, the amount of money expected and the money that was left in one of the three boxes.

“The ongoing investigations also involve the public who could be knowing the culprits, the [getaway] motorcycle’s number plate and any other lead that can be of use in the investigation process,” Mr Nderitu old the Nation.

He said that the Equity staff are expected to reveal the total amount of money that was stolen in the incident by counting the amount left in one of the three boxes that was not taken by the robbers.

They are also expected to reveal the total amount of money they expected from Nairobi.

He clarified that the total amount stolen by the robbers is still unknown.

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