Couple charged with stealing Ksh.245K from Rosemary Odinga


The High Court in Nairobi
The High Court in Nairobi

In Summary

  • John Ayub - who is also Ms. Odinga's personal secretary - and Christine Jane Anyango were accused that on November 15, 2018, they jointly conspired to steal Ksh.245,000 from Ms. Odinga.
  • Christine also faced a second count of using another person's identity card contrary to the Law.
  • The court heard that on the said date she (Christine) unlawfully used a national Identity Card in the name of David Munyasia to register a SIM card and Mpesa at Target Network Limited in Nairobi.

A couple was on Monday arraigned at the Milimani Law courts and charged with stealing from Rosemary Odinga, the daughter of Opposition leader Raila Odinga.

John Ayub, who was Ms. Odinga’s personal secretary, and Christine Jane Anyango were accused that on November 15, 2018, they jointly conspired to steal Ksh.245,000 from Ms. Odinga.

Christine also faced a second count of using another person’s identity card contrary to the law.

The court heard that on the said date, she (Christine) unlawfully used a national Identity Card in the name of David Munyasia to register a SIM card at Target Network Limited in Nairobi.

Trial Magistrate Francis Andayi released the two suspects on a cash bail of Ksh.100,000 each after they denied the charges.

The matter will be heard on February 25, 2019.

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