Church caretaker runs away with offertory


NEWS-Police in the Kenyan capital Nairobi are hunting for a church caretaker suspected of stealing 1.5m shillings ($12,400; £11,240) which christians had raised to develop the church.

According to police the accused broke into the ACK All Saints Mountain View church in Kangemi, on the suburbs of Nairobi, and taking the money from a drawer at the altar.

police  adds that a church elder and the treasurer were “ astonished, ” when they went in on Monday morning to collect the money, only to find the church ransacked and the money missing.

In a statement the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said their initial investigations pointed to the church caretaker as the main suspect.

police’s report reveals the suspect  tampered with the church’s electric power to disable the installed CCTV system before making away with the congregants’ contributions.