Dubai sh.140m heist: Second suspect to be remanded for 14 days

George Gitau Maina who was arrested on Tuesday. Gitau will be detained for 14 days./COURTESY

Nairobi, KENYA: George Maina Gitau, a suspect in the sh.140 million heist in Dubai will be remanded for 14 days.

Maina, the second suspect in the Dubai Cash in Transit Theft; where millions of shillings was stolen by 3 Kenyans, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and arraigned in court on Wednesday.

Gitau was arrested in Mwihoko, Nairobi by police officers from the Serious Crimes Department eight months after the crime was committed.

The first suspect, Rebecca Mueni Musau was arrested in July in Namanga, while on her way to Tanzania.

Police recovered sh.13 million after her arrest.

The two, George Maina and Rebecca Gitau, are suspected to have participated in the theft of millions that was being transported to the ATM at a mall in Dubai.

Charles Karanja, a security guard at the mall, is still at large.