‘Faithful’ caught on camera stealing from his church in Murang’a


A casual labourer was filmed while he emptied the coffers of James Cathedral Church in Murang’a town on Thursday.

CCTV cameras captured Peter Muiya Irungu, who is also a faithful helping himself with the faithful’s offerings.

Church management put the secret cameras after a spate of burglaries in the church. And eventually they made a breakthrough.

Image from CCTV footage showing Muiya stealing in church.

It is said he used a wire to pull the notes from the safe box. He usually attended the church to monitor and afterwards strike.

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He is now in police custody awaiting trial in Murang’a Law Courts.


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