Mall tenants’ shock over looted shops

A military officer sits on the back of a truck as it drives past the Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 28, 2013. VThe government Sunday admitted that there had been looting at Westgate Mall during the rescue operation last week. Photo/AFP

What you need to know:

  • A jeweller and a watch shop, which stocks Rado watches, just next to the main entrance, have empty cartons strewn all over. The mannequins, which had been dressed with expensive jewellery, have been stripped bare.
  • Even more serious, the Nation learnt that the scene of crime was contaminated, perhaps beyond all recovery. There is extensive flooding, the place is either shot up, blown up or burnt.

The government Sunday admitted that there had been looting at Westgate Mall during the rescue operation last week.

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