The police from the Nakuru Bahati area are looking into an incident where six gang members loaded with machetes allegedly stormed into a house of seven members. The gang is alleged to have struck just minutes before 9 at night and managed to escape with goods worth hundreds of thousands.
The six gang members are reported to have injured the man of the house and thereafter tied the rest before searching the house for valuable items. The man of the house was inflicted with life-threatening injuries before his wife, daughter and three grandchildren together with the house help was arrested.
The gang took over nine hours ransacking the house before packing four televisions, four mobile phones an HP laptop, three gas cylinders, a bicycle and other valuable items in the house. The gang also managed to transfer a whooping 80,000 shillings from the daughter's Mpesa account and another 61,800 from her bank account. The thieves then managed to escape after the looting which lasted for hours.
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