Woman in court for stealing two cars, electronics, money worth millions of shillings using an AK47

A woman suspected to be a member of a gang terrorising residents of Kiamunyi Estate in Nakuru was on Tuesday, October 3 arraigned before a Nakuru court and charged with using an AK47 gun to rob complainants of their properties.

Sarah Nyambura jointly with others, who did not appear in court, are alleged to have broken into houses and used AK47, rungus and pangas to rob the complainants of their cars and belongings, totaling to millions.

Appearing before Principal Magistrate Liz Gicheha, Nyambura was accused of allegedly using said weapons to rob Joseph Mwangi of his car valued at Ksh600,000, 32 inch Samsung television valued at Ksh23, 500, Sony home theater worth Ksh24, 500, digital camera worth Ksh30,000 and Sony explode speaker valued at Ksh4,300 all property valued at Ksh658, 300.

Nyambura faced another count of robbing Jane Njoki of her car valued at Ksh800, 000, cash money Ksh13, 000 and electronics.

She faced another two counts of robbery with violence, whereby she was accused of robbing Joseph Kahiga and Josephine Wambui of their belongings including television, mobile phones and cash money, their properties amounting to Ksh60, 000.

She allegedly committed the crime on May 14, 2017 at Kiamunyi estate within Nakuru County.

Wangare and other complainants reported the incident to the police at Menengai Police Station.

A search for the suspects saw Nyambura being arrested at her house, while her other colleagues remain on the run.

The prosecution said that the state had no objection to the accused been granted bond terms.

She was granted a surety bond of Ksh600, 000

The case will be heard on October 21.


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