On Tuesday evening, a KMTC student had a rough time after he was robbed Ksh 74,000 and other belongings in Nakuru town. Sources say that the victim identified as Julius Cheruiyot Koech was on a car bound for Nairobi from Kericho.
But on reaching Nakuru, he was told he was going to be exchanged to another vehicle because the other had reached its final destination. He had alighted at Odeon Cinema in Nakuru.
The KMTC Kikuyu campus student was told he would board Mololine to continue with his journey. He then decided to pay for his first car using m-pesa because he had no cash. Little did he know there were some people behind him who watched him carry out the transaction.
As Cheruiyot was being directed to mololine stage, a person who helped him carry his bag snatched his phone and ran with the bag.
He had 74000 shillings in his mpesa account and according to reports, the money had been transferred t two different people after the ordeal. Safaricom reportedly told them they wouldn't help at that moment. By the time of publishing this article, the student was being consoled and a few people chipped in to help with some cash.
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