- The guards said the gang was armed with pistols when they arrived and demanded cash and electronics.
- Police suspect the gang had been on a night spree of robberies when they decided to raid the hospital.
Gunmen raided a private hospital in the Ruai area, Nairobi and robbed patients of mobile phones and cash.
Guards at the Ruai Family Hospital told police the gang of two riding on a motorbike struck on Monday, April 10, at 4 am and forced their way into the facility.
The guards said the gang was armed with pistols when they arrived and demanded cash and electronics.
To announce their arrival one of the gunmen fired one round on the floor forcing the staff and patients present to cave in and lie down.
It was then that one of the gunmen proceeded to collect four mobile phones from the patients present and unknown amount of money.
And after the mission, the gang ran out of the facility and jumped onto a waiting motorcycle and escaped.
Police said no injury was reported during the drama and that no arrest had been made.
A team of detectives visited the scene and recovered a 9mm spent cartridge.
Police suspect the gang had been on a night spree of robberies when they decided to raid the hospital.
A team of detectives visited the facility on Tuesday and Wednesday to review CCTV footage that captured their movements there as part of the probe into the attack.
Nairobi police boss Adamson Bungei said they are working with their Kiambu counterparts to nab the attackers.
The private hospital is popular in the area and helps many as it is taken to be affordable and well-managed.