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Police pursue robbers that held a Nakuru family hostage, forcing cash transfer

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Sleuths from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation are pursuing a six man gang that held a family hostage during a a robbery incident in Nakuru’s Bahati area on Tuesday.

The armed machete wielding gang which struck minutes before 9pm Tuesday night, stormed the house when 7 member family was enjoying their favorite TV program.

After inflicting life threatening injuries on the man of the house, the marauding gang then tied up the wife, daughter and three grandchildren aged between ten and three, alongside their houselp.

“The hoodlums who weren’t in a hurry brazenly ransacked the entire house for over 9 hours, packing the four TV set, four mobile phones, three gas cylinder, HP laptop, Fridge Mortar bicycle, assorted cloths among other valuables,” the DCI stated.

The gang further transferred Sh80,000 from the daughter’s Mpesa account, and another Sh61,800 from her bank account.

The gang further transferred Sh80,000 from the daughter’s Mpesa account, and another Sh61,800 from her bank account.

Detectives are still in the process of recovering the stolen valuables and effect the arrest of the suspects.

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