- The robbers showed up at Mwinjoyo FM studios armed with guns and machetes wearing black hoodies and faces covered with masks
- Police say that the gang of four men made away with eight mobile phones, over Ksh. 35,000 and eight pairs of shoes
Masked gunmen on Thursday night raided a radio station in Nakuru County and robbed presenters while live on air.
The robbers showed up at Mwinjoyo FM studios armed with guns and machetes wearing black hoodies and faces covered with masks.
The incident which was captured on live camera saw the gunmen order the presenters to lie down before ransacking their pockets and taking their valuables.
Police say that the gang of four men made away with eight mobile phones, over Ksh. 35,000 and eight pairs of shoes.
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Zima hiyo kitu, lala chini
“In the unfortunate incident recorded live on camera, the thugs who were armed with a firearm and machetes were captured as they made their way into the Mwinjoyo FM recording studio. They ordered the presenters to lie down before they ransacked their pockets for money and other valuables. “Zima hiyo kitu! Lala chini,” one of them ordered as two shocked presenters a man and a woman sprung to the floor,” reads a statement from the DCI.
According to the police, five cameras were also damaged during the incident that saw the thugs scale a perimeter wall in esacape.
“Five cameras were also damaged by the thugs before they escaped by jumping over the establishment’s perimeter, located in Nakuru’s posh Milimani suburbs. The miscreant gang of four made away with 8 mobile phones, over Sh35,000 in cash and eight pairs of shoes” the statement stated.
A manhunt for the thugs has been launched and we are appealing for information from anyone who may recognize thugs dressed in black