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BY CORRESPONDENT,NYERI,25TH JUNE 2018-Armed thugs on Sunday night raided Nyeri speaker John Kaguchia’s residence vandalizing property and terrorizing the night guard on duty.
Confirming the incident ,Nyeri Central sub-county assistant county commissioner John Marete ,said nothing was stolen from the residence.”We will conduct an in depth investigation into this incidence and am sure those responsible will be brought to book”.he said.
The speaker and his family were not at home at the time as they had travelled to Nairobi for an interview with a local TV station on Nonday morning.
“At around 2 am this morning, the thugs gained access into my official residence and on discovering that I and my family were not around, they harassed the security person, from a local security company, who was there,” he said.
Kaguchia said the gang vandalized a vehicle which was in the compound and a motorcycle belonging to the guard before holding the guard hostage.
“They took him and disappeared with him, they beat him up and then they dropped him along Kiganjo- Nyeri road,” said the speaker.
Kaguchia said neighbours who heard the commotion called his personal assistant who informed him.
The speaker later alerted the police.
The DCIO assigned officers at the residence and investigations have been launched.
“It is not common to see thugs getting the confidence to get in that kind of neighbourhood and even getting to the Speaker’s residence,” he said.
He has called for thorough investigations to establish what the motive was.
The residence is near King’ong’o area in the outskirts of Nyeri town.