Kenya Commercial Bank was on Monday the butt of jokes after robbers dug a 30-metre tunnel under its Thika branch and stole sh50 million over the weekend.
Kenyans took to social media and wondered what the bank’s iconic lions were doing as its branch was being robbed.
Others compared the heist to a movie and wanted it made in to one.
The robbers reportedly accessed the strongroom through an underground tunnel. They then used oxy-acetylene welding technology to generate a flame that drilled holes into the two safes that had the money.
Hello KCB Group, why didn't your lions eat the thugs of the KCB Thika theft?
— Imbwaga_Jnr (@imbwagajnr) November 20, 2017
50 million zikiibiwa kwani hio lion yenyu ilikua wapi? https://t.co/eiekXWIp2O
— Watch_Dogs (@lu_kei) November 20, 2017
To those guys who did an Italian job on KCB Thika. pic.twitter.com/GFNzLGIGQS
— Isaac Muisyo (@eyez_ow) November 20, 2017
Describe the KCB Thika robbery using a Movie Title. 😎
— Churchill (@MwalimChurchill) November 21, 2017
So KCB won't let me watch a two minute clip on you tube without interrupting with their KCB Lion's Den advert. Little did they know some nigga was drilling the real lion den at KCB Thika.
Oya show us the real thing nah
— Bancy (@ItsMurugi) November 20, 2017
Now that KCB bank heist has been compared to movies,It's my opinion we ban such Movies like Shawshank Redemption,Ocean Eleven and the rest with such themes.@EzekielMutua & my tweet buddy with 0 chills @ArcherMishale ur opinions are welcomed.
— George Fitz (@wacirak) November 21, 2017
Hello KCB Group ,Why didn't your your LIONS eat the thug,Who stole,ksh 50 Million in your KCB Thika Branch ..???😲😲
— Prefect Wa Mtaa🇰🇪 (@rasPablo3) November 21, 2017
Client vs KCB
Client: why didn't your lions eat the thugs who stole at Thika branch?
KCB: the thugs were accompanied by Daniel
— Douglas (@Douglasshikutwa) November 21, 2017
Kumbe hizo simba za KCB huwa hazikuli watu, kwanza za #KCBThika
— Gatonyeh (@GatonyehPnG) November 21, 2017
@imbwagajnr#KCB thika I guess the Lions were at their dens
— K.i.m.a.ni (@kimaniharrie) November 21, 2017