Husband sues wife for stealing from their company


Husband sues wife for stealing from their company
Rosalyn Wangui Wambugu during the court hearing

In Summary

  • Rosalyn Wangui Wambugu who was charged with intent to defraud, allegedly forged an account opening application form of their company account at the National Bank of Kenya, purporting it to have been signed by her husband Johnson Ndung'u Njau.
  • The accused, who was before Nairobi Milimani Court Senior Principal Magistrate Martha Mutuku however denied the charges.
  • She also asked the court to release her on affordable bail/bond terms saying that she currently has no place to live.

A business lady has been arraigned in court and charged with two counts of stealing and forgery in a complaint filed by her business partner who is also her husband.

Rosalyn Wangui Wambugu who was charged with intent to defraud, allegedly forged an account opening application form of their company account at the National Bank of Kenya, Harambee Avenue branch in Nairobi on March 29, 2018, purporting it to have been signed by her husband Johnson Ndung’u Njau.

Wangui is also charged with stealing Ksh.1 million on April 16, 2018 from their company – Jondu Enterprises Limited by virtue of her employment as a Co- director of the said company.

The accused, who was before Nairobi Milimani Court Senior Principal Magistrate Martha Mutuku however denied the charges.

The accused also asked the court to release her on affordable bail/bond terms saying that she currently has no place to live.

“Your honour, the complainant is my husband who has been assaulting me and at the moment, has kicked me out of our matrimonial home. I’m therefore asking for lenient bond and bail terms which I can raise,” pleaded Wangui.

The magistrate released her on a bond of Ksh.200,000 with an alternative cash bail of Ksh.100,000.

The case will be mentioned in two weeks’ time.

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