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Suspects In KCB Sh50 Million Bank Heist Out On Sh12 Million Bond (Video)

A Thika court has freed on bond the three suspects in the dramatic robbery of Kenya Commercial Bank branch in Thika.

Halford Munene Murakaru (32), Charles Mwangi Murakaru (30) and Julius Ndung’u Wainaina (32) will each pay a Sh4 million bond and deposit a surety of a similar amount for their freedom.

The trio is suspected to have dug a 30-metre tunnel from Thika City Friendly Stalls into Kenya Commercial Bank and made away with Sh52, 650, 000 between November 18 and 20.


According to police charge records, they are also accused of having handled $1,311, Sh17 million, 340 British pounds, 3,660 Euros, five Canadian dollars, 85 Australian dollars, 40 South African rands and 20,000 Ugandan shillings knowing or having reasons to believe they were stolen.

The accused all denied the charges before Thika Chief Magistrate Teresia Murigi.


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