Two in court for using Mama Ngina Kenyatta’s name to con Ksh.250K


Two in court for using Mama Ngina Kenyatta's name to con Ksh.250K

In Summary

  • The duo was further accused of pretending they would secure the said children jobs in Germany through former First Lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta.
  • Appearing before Magistrate Kennedy Cheruyot, Njeri prayed for lenient bond terms saying she is a single mother with sick kids at the moment.

Two people were on Monday arraigned in a Nairobi court and charged with obtaining money through false pretence and conspiracy to defraud.

Irene Wanjiku Njeri and Fredrick Kinani were accused of conspiring to defraud Mary Wanjiku of Ksh.250,000 by falsely pretending they were in a position to recruit her children to the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF).

The duo was further accused of pretending they would secure the said children jobs in Germany through Mama Ngina Kenyatta.

Appearing before Magistrate Kennedy Cheruyot, Njeri prayed for lenient bond terms saying she is a single mother with sick children at the moment.

The second accused person, Kinani, also pleaded with the court for leniency saying he is the sole bread winner to seven children.

The two pleaded not guilty to the charges and were released on a cash bail of Ksh.100,000 each.

The case will be mentioned on August 13, 2019.

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