VIDEO: Murang’a man in trouble for ‘stealing from God’

The leaders at St James said they had also witnessed an increase in torn currencies.

The suspect tied in ropes. He allegdly stole money from church coffers. [Photo/Victor Kinuthia]

In Brief

-In the CCTV video, a man believed to be Irungu is seen struggling to break the money-safe using a thin wire.

-Irungu was arraigned at Murang’s Law Courts on Friday to face charges of burglary.

-He is a casual labourer who resides in Murang’a town.

Peter Muiya Irunga, a middle-aged man from Murang’s county found himself in trouble after he was caught on CCTV stealing church offerings.

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Irungu was arraigned at Murang’s Law Courts on Friday to face charges of burglary.

The suspect was reportedly caught on CCTV on Thursday as he broke into St. James ACK offerings safe making away with some cash.

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The arrest of Irungu helped unpuzzle a riddle that disturbed church leaders who had earlier complain about missing offering and decided to hoist secret cameras within the premises.

The leaders at St James said they had also witnessed an increase in torn currencies.

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In the CCTV video, a man believed to be Irungu is seen struggling to break the money-safe using a thin wire. The tiny wire he uses might have be the reason behind the torn bills.

Locals who know Irungu have termed him as a man with sticky fingers who started engaging in petty crimes as early as 2018.
He is a casual labourer who resides in Murang’a town.

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