Arrest warrant out for 2 Chinese nationals over alleged theft of Ksh.70M


Arrest warrant out for 2 Chinese nationals over alleged theft of Ksh.70M
Principal Magistrate Peter Ooko in court on January 28, 2019. PHOTO | AGNES OLOO

In Summary

  • Principal Magistrate Peter Ooko on Monday issued warrants of arrest for the two foreigners to be presented before court to answer to the fraud case.
  • Du Fang and Liu Feng Ying are accused of fraudulently transferring the amount from the account of Hu Shi Wen held at DTB bank while the complainant was away in China on a business trip.
  • The two will face charges of conspiracy to defraud and stealing as a servant.

Kenyan police officers are on the hunt for two Chinese nationals said to be on the run after allegedly stealing Ksh.70 million of their employer.

Principal Magistrate Peter Ooko on Monday issued warrants of arrest for the two foreigners to be presented before court to answer to the fraud case.

Du Fang and Liu Feng Ying are accused of fraudulently transferring the amount from the account of Hu Shi Wen held at DTB bank while the complainant was away in China on a business trip.

The two – who, according to the investigating officer, have been on the run since October 4, 2018 – will face charges of conspiracy to defraud and stealing as a servant.

“I pray that this honorable court do issue me warrants of arrest to the suspects to enable me circulate to all police stations in Kenya and Interpol,” said the investigating officer in an affidavit.

The officer also indicated to court that he will work with immigration department to help in search of the alleged fraudsters.

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