A group of criminals broke into a Lurambi church, Western of Kenya, and made away with church valuables.
The burglary at the Pentecostal Assemblies of God (PAG) was discovered on Sunday of April 18, 2021.
The thieves broke the doors to access the church and the preacher’s residence and stole the pastor’s clothes, underwear, money, and food items.
“We were informed that there had been an incident at the church and when we got there we confirmed that indeed, thieves had broken down the doors at the church and at the preacher’s residence,” said the church’s women leadership.
“They took two suits, five shirts, two pairs of shoes, a gas cooker, altar table cloths and some Ksh. 2,500 (About 25 US Dollars),” said Wycliffe Sajida, who lives next door to the church.
Cases of thugs breaking into places of worship are not new in Kenya. On July 14, 2019, a brazen of thugs broke into the Full Gospel Church of Kenya in Baringo, Kenya’s Rift Valley, and made away with a piano, power amplifiers, cables, destroyed other church’s property.
Police reported that they broke windows and destroyed padlocks to access the rooms where the items were kept.