A Kirinyaga trader counting loses after a raid into his premises
The High Tech Restaurant in Kiamutugu market , Kirinyaga East Sub-county which was allegedly raided at dawn on Saturday by ;police officers led by their Senior an OCS.
A prominent Kirinyaga County trader is counting heavy losses after police officers led by their senior raided his premises at dawn on Saturday.
The officers armed with their guns and harmers broke into the premises premises at Kiamutugu market and wreaked havoc to both property and partners who had ,lodged in the facility.
The local OCS who was personally armed with a harmer and clad in his blue uniform could be seen in video taken at the time breaking into two counters and a liquor store .
The business proprietor Stephen Kaara narrated how the officers on breaking into the premises scaled the perimeter wall and landed into the main hall.
He claimed the ruthless officers then embarked on a damage spree while some started enjoying the varuous brands of beer he had stocked .
“What shocked me most was the manner in which they broke into the lodgings and found partners in bed completely unaware of the happening , exposing their privacy that led to ridicule,”he said.
The shaken trader said the officers then started picking an assortment beer crates as well as wines and spirits which they transported to their nearby police station .
They also arrested four workers from the premises which Kaara trades as High Tech Restaurant whom he claimed were pulled from their houses within the bar.
“By the time of breaking the counters , none of the attendants was present since they had already retired for the night and I was shocked then to find the four who were nowhere near the facility being flog matched to the ;police station, “he alleged .
It was further reported that the officers also impounded Nine Motorbikes which had been parked inside a building adjacent to the Restaurant through which they made the first breaking to gain access to the bar .
The motorbikes were however handed over to their owners yesterday without any charge.
Damaged furniture at the High Tech Restaurant ,Kiamutugu market , Kirinyaga East Sub-county after a brutal police raid at the wee hours of Saturday morning which left a trail of massive destruction to property at the premises.
This morning Kaara while conducting the media into the premises claimed he had constantly continued to receive threats from the said officer.
“This OCS has told me on the face that having worked in Kiambu, Ruiru and Nyeri he will ensure he will finish me completely while I do not understand why the bad blood yet he only got posted into the area recently.
Contacted, Kirinyaga County Police Commander Leah Kithei said the matter was now under investigations and she would get back to this reporter once the process was completed.
Shockded patrons who thronged at the High Tech Restaurant , Kiamutugu market which was said to have been raided by armed policemen at the wee hours of Saturday morning and who left a trail of massive destruction to property at the facility.
Worth noting is that it was not clear why the said OCS would use a harmer to break into the counter and the lodging rooms since he had no court order for that matter.
Kaara has also stated he would be seeking legal redress for the damaged property and heavy business loss following the incident which left area residents with their tongues wagging yet he had the required licenses for his business.