G4S guards, police, taxi driver charged over Barclays Bank ATM heist


G4S security limited guards, police officers and a taxi driver have been charged over the recent Barclays Bank ATM heist.

Frederick Herman Otiya, Daniel Orero Okindo (G4S guards), George Gachungui Njoroge and John Otieno Makambogo (police officers? are accused of stealing Sh 2,840,000 from Barclays Bank ATM at Kenya Cinema along Moi Avenue in Nairobi.
The four are alleged to have committed the offence on 16th April 2019 jointly with others not before court.
The accused persons are also charged with conspiracy to commit a felony namely stealing the said money.
The taxi driver, Patrick Wanyoike Karanja is charged with stealing Sh one million from the Bank’s ATM at matter hospital in Nairobi.
Taxi driver Patrick Wanyoike Karanja before a Nairobi court
All pleaded not guilty before Senior Principal Magistrate Kenneth Cheruiyot.
They were granted a bond of Sh two million or pay a cash bail of Sh 500,000.
The matters will be heard on 5th June