Five in court for defrauding Nairobi County over Ksh.2 million

Five in court for defrauding Nairobi County over Ksh.2 million
The five, among them four county officials charged with defrauding over Ksh.2m

Five men, among them four Nairobi County accountants, were on Friday arraigned before the Milimani law court and charged with conspiracy to defraud Nairobi City County Government over Ksh.2 million by false pretense.

Anthony Omewo Oloo, Paul Omondi Wanga, Edwin Omondi Odera, Josphat Nyanchongi Abuga and Peterson Muriuki Kigotho together with others not before the court allegedly defrauded the Nairobi county Ksh.2,222,850 by false pretense on 7th November, 2017.

The amount was paid into the revenue account number 0114123239660 held at Co-operative Bank account City Hall Way branch for issuance of 609 seasonal parking tickets for public motor vehicle managed by 2NK Sacco for the month of November 2017.

The four accountants Oloo , Wanga , Odera and Abuga face another criminal count of fraudulent false accounting.

They all pleaded not guilty before Nairobi chief magistrate Francis Andayi and were released on a cash bail of Ksh.50,000 each with alternative bond of Ksh.200,000.

The case will be heard on the 16th of January 2018.


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