Coffee heist:Coffee worth Ksh.940,000 stolen from a factory in Kirinyaga


Kagumo Coffee Factory in Kirinyaga County is counting huge losses after a gang stole coffee worth at least Ksh.940,000.

According to the three security guards , a gang of over 15  thugs armed with a gun used a pick-up truck to haul over 30 bags of coffee from the stores.

The factory chairman Peter Munene Muriithi said the security guards had been beaten, sustaining serious injuries in the process.

Muriithi said it was shocking that the guards had raided the factory in broad daylight.

The incident happened at around 10am on Friday.

Kirinyaga Central sub-county Deputy county Commissioner Daniel Ndege said they suspect a possible inside job.