Daring theft filmed in Kisumu CBD shocks netizens –
A video doing the rounds online that captured a daring theft incident in Kisumu CBD has shocked netizens.
In the video shared by Seth Olale, a young man is captured entering a restaurant full of tourists and grabbing two phones at lightning speed.
The customers of the restaurant then try to pursue him without success.
Kisumu CBD pic.twitter.com/YSWmFyMEYY
— Seth Olale (@SethOlale) May 17, 2022
The incident has shocked netizens with many wondering why there is no security on the premises. Others called on netizens to exercise caution when going to public places and to keep valuables nearby.
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Notably, Kisumu is currently hosting the Africities Summit 2022 with guests from different parts of the world gracing the event.
“Kisumu is generally a safe and easy town. This rarely happens but with Afri Cities here with us, thieves come from all parts of the country. Please help customers secure their valuables by being vigilant, this includes using safe deposit boxes or hotel reception as most locals have also hired part-time staff,” Tuli Tuli wrote, an MCA aspirant in Kisumu.
Here are some other reactions:
Watch this CCTV footage and keep your eyes on this man in the plaid shirt… He carefully times his prey then strikes!… Kisumu CBD restaurant.
Video: Seth Olale. pic.twitter.com/7Rb3NrGSSW
— Kawangware Finest™️ (Moturi) 🇰🇪 (@cbs_ke) May 17, 2022
If you own a business in Kisumu kwanza within CBD, try to beef up your security guards. Especially those who own electronics and telephone companies, they are now targeted by vibaya. I learned the hard way, mungu tu.
— JoeGee 🇰🇪 (@JoeGee44) May 10, 2022
History ya kuweka simu kwa meza nikiwa kwa restaurant sasa nimewacha.
KISUMU CBD. pic.twitter.com/rVCxsN0hug
— 🕊️Mbugua Gacheru🔃 (@Babakewillie) May 17, 2022
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