Six Kenya School of Law officials charged in Ksh.198 million fraud case


Six Kenya School of Law officials charged in Ksh.198 million fraud case
Kenya School of Law (KSL) officials in court over fraud. PHOTO | CITIZEN DIGITAL

In Summary

  • The six were charged with conspiracy to defraud over Ksh.198 million from KSL for goods not supplied.
  • The court heard that they allegedly committed the offence between September 10, 2014 and March 15, 2018.
  • They all pleaded not guilty and applied to be released on bail.

Six officials of the Kenya School of Law (KSL) were on Wednesday arraigned in court and charged over a Ksh.198 million scam at the institution.

They are; Amos Kabue Mwangi (Assistant Director, Finance and Administration), Prof. Morris Kiwinda Mbondenyi (Deputy Director/CEO), Frank Jackson Were (Finance Manager), Huson Amwai Lwigado Lwigado (Accountant at KSL, Proprietor of Ademwa Enterprises), Nobert Achiro Gondi (Assistant Accountant), Ephraim Thuku Ngumi (Assistant Accountant).

The six were, in one count, charged with conspiracy to defraud over Ksh.198 million from KSL for goods not supplied.

The court heard that they allegedly committed the offence between September 10, 2014 and March 15, 2018. They all pleaded not guilty and applied to be released on bail.

Mr. Mwangi told the court that he is 60 years sold and suffers from diabetes adding that if released on bail he will abide by all set court conditions.

Mr. Mwangi, Mr. Were and Prof. Mbodenyi faced other counts including fraudulently making payments from public revenue.

Also charged are business entities alleged to have never supplied any goods or services to KSL and were not pre-qualified to supply any goods.

These entities include Ademwa Enterprises, Alfranc Investments, Deskench Investments, Firmline Company, Frigoya Investements and Ngoya Cosmetics.

Out of the 12 accused persons listed in the charge sheet, three did not appear in court for plea taking.

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