In Summary
  • The money was recovered in Machakos over the weekend following a tip off that led to the arrest of three suspects.
  • Detectives conducted an operation and arrested John Kamau Mulei who lead them to the house of his grandmother.
  • The suspect is a brother of one Bernard Mwendwa who was arrested last week in connection to the robbery.

Detectives from the Special Crimes Unit have recovered an extra Sh2.3 million of the money stolen from the Standard Chartered Bank and G4S in Lang’ata, Nairobi earlier this month.

The money was recovered in Machakos over the weekend following a tip off that led to the arrest of three suspects.

According to police reports, after the tip off, the detectives conducted an operation and arrested John Kamau Mulei who lead them to the house of his grandmother, Ms Mary Kyalo, in Kalumoni village in Machakos where they recovered Sh2,389,000.

BROTHER

The report indicated that the suspect is a brother of one Bernard Mwendwa who was arrested last week in connection to the robbery.

Confirming the incident, Nairobi Region Police Boss Philip Ndolo told the Nation that three will be processed by the DCI before being arraigned.

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