Police officers in Nyamira are hunting for unknown assailants who forcefully gained access and robbed the home of a male teacher at a Omonayo Secondary School in Nyamira county .
According to a statement from the directorate of criminal investigations(DCI) ,the 33-year-old teacher set foot at his home in Nyageita village, Nyamira North sub-county only to find a four-man gang in jungle attire and armed with crude weapons at his house.
”His wife, 30, and 21-year-old househelp had been roughed and held hostage, threatened with even dire consequences should they raise alarm.” said DCI
Oblivious of the imminent peril that awaited him on the other side of the door, the youthful teacher made his way into the house ready to announce his arrival. His usual welcome had, however, been overtaken by the dreaded visitors
Bundled with the rest of the hostages, he pleaded with the assailants to spare their lives, handing over his OPPO phone valued at Sh20,500 and Sh18,000 cash. The gang went ahead to rob another Sh11,000 cash and two phones from the wife and househelp before disappearing.
The family which suffered numerous injuries and untold trauma during the robbery was treated at lbara Mission hospital, after reporting the incident to police at the Ekerenyo station.