Senior pastor Oscar Muriu and his wife robbed by four armed gang men on Sunday Night.
The two were driving home in their Toyota Harrier along Ngong Road On Sunday night near Cemetery area when three gunmen attacked them.
According to the Standard, Police said the gang abandoned the couple a few kilometers from where they had ambushed them after stealing Sh7,000, two mobile phones and other valuables, including credit cards. Nairobi police boss Benson Kibue said they are looking for the gang.
Nobody was injured during the 7pm incident that lasted for almost 20 minutes. “They seem to have been interested in money and other fast moving goods. The couple was not injured in the attack,” said Kibue. He said no arrest had been made and a hunt for the men is ongoing.
Nairobi Chapel confirmed the news by stating :
Following widespread reports of Pastor Oscar being carjacked yesterday; we would like to clarify the following:
1. Pastor Oscar and Pastor Bea were stopped by four armed men on Ngong Road at 7pm on their way home.
2. They were not waylaid or harmed at all.
3. The men demanded for some valuables and fled thereafter.
4. Pastor Oscar and Pastor Bea are safe.
We appreciate all the prayers, concern and support throughout this unfortunate incident.
Take care of yourself and pray for each other.