Thieves rob man after he preached to them at midnight

Thieves rob man after he preached to them at midnight

- Mzee Job Sigilai narrated how the robbers entered his compound at about 3am at night and instead of rebuffing them, he welcomed them without resistance

- The old man said his family members stayed with the robbers for about one hour where he preached to them and prayed that they got better opportunities in life

- Despite the septuagenarian's spirited effort, the thieves stole his vehicle, household items such as rice, sugar, bed sheets, among others

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A 78-year-old man in Kericho county has narrated his unforgettable experience with a gang of thieves who stormed his mansion and robbed him of his vehicle and other household items.

Mzee Job Sigilai said the robbers entered his compound at about 3am at night and instead of rebuffing them, he welcomed them without resistance. The septuagenarian described the incident:

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"They came in at about 3 am with very bright spotlights and on entering the house, they identified themselves as robbers and I welcomed them. I told them I wanted to pray for them and they accepted..so I prayed for them to overcome the challenges they were facing in life."
Man, 78, says he preached to thieves for an hour but they still robbed him
Kericho residents outside Mzee Job Sigilai's mansion. Photo: UGC.
Source: UGC

The old man told The Standard his family members stayed with the robbers for about one hour where he preached to them and prayed that they got better opportunities in life.

Kericho man, 78, says he preached to thieves for an hour but they still robbed him
Mzee Job Sigilai lived to see another day. Photo: UGC.
Source: UGC

Theft of car, household items

Despite Mzee Sigilai's spirited effort, the thieves stole his vehicle, household items such as rice, sugar, bedsheets, gas cooker, radio and other kinds of stuff. He said:

"They tied our legs and arms and made us very uncomfortable. In the morning however, they were caught and arrested and my car was retrieved with ignition keys."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that as Nigeria continues to battle with the coronavirus pandemic, a Lagos Island resident identified as Yaya Konate recently became a victim of armed robbery.

In a video shared on his Instagram page (noble_barley_), Konate can be seen in tears narrating how he got robbed by armed robbers who he says, pointed a gun to his head and collected his iPhone alongside the N20k cash he had in the house. He revealed they also took his ATM card.

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