Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations(DCI) have recovered Ksh 1 million believed to be part of the Ksh72 million Nairobi West heist.
The DCI officers recovered the cash in a hole dug inside a cowshed.
The cash was found in a black bag that was wrapped with a nylon paper.
The sleuths who acted on a tip-off arrested Bernard Sewanga, an employee of G4S , in his newly-rented house in Ruiru, Nairobi.
Mr Sewanga lead the detectives to his Father-in- law’s compound in Lurambi, Kakamega County where the cash was discovered.
The suspect is currently held in police custody pending arraignment.
Two other suspects, John Kamau Mulei and his grandmother Mary Kyalo, were also arrested on Monday in Muumaandu in Machakos County where detectives also recovered Ksh 2, 389,000.
On Thursday, September 5, 2019, criminals posing as police officers on escort robbed G4S personnel of Ksh.72 million.
Sources revealed that the team had collected the cash from G4S headquarters on Witu Road.