A domestic helper serving at the residence of the Secretary General of the Treasury (CAS) Nelson Ributhi Gaichuihe in Karen is fleeing after stealing 4 million shillings and jewelery worth 500,000 shillings.
The employee, identified as Miriam Muinde, is suspected of carrying out the robbery on Wednesday, June 22, before fleeing the house with her children.
According to CAS’s wife Charity Waithira Mungai, she left for work with her children and returned in the evening but did not find the employee and when she inspected the house, money and jewelery were not available.
Waithira reported the matter to Hardy Police Station in Lang’ata who sought the last sign of the suspects for Rongai before he was extinguished.
Officials from the Criminal Investigation Department (DCI) and the Kenya Police Service have visited the TAS headquarters and are investigating the case.
CAS burglary increases the list of domestic workers who rebel against their employers and rob them.
On May 30, Shelmith Kiprono was arraigned in Kibera Magistrate’s Court for stealing 4 million shillings, jewelery worth 4,000,000 shillings, reference books and title deeds worth 104,000,000 shillings and a status certificate of 1,000,000 shillings from his employer in Lang ‘ ata.
On Wednesday, June 22, Violet Mukari Makotsi was arraigned in Kibera Magistrate’s Court for stealing 400,000 shillings from her employer in Parklands Nairobi. After an investigation, police recovered 30,000 shillings from his house and 46,000 shillings from his MPESA, believed to be part of the stolen money.