EXPOSED; Rogue, Corrupt Mofat Gicheru Kamau, Alex Stephen Ogolla, and Erick Otieno Atanga charged with Sh 60M Fraud


  • Mofat Gicheru Kamau
  • Alex Stephen Ogolla
  • Erick Otieno Atanga

Three men have been charged at a Milimani Courts for alledgly defrauding innocent company Sh60M in fake scandals

Mofat Gicheru Kamau, Alex Stephen Ogolla, and Erick Otieno Atanga at Milimani law courts before Chief Magistrate Lucas Onyina where they were charged with conspiracy to steal Sh60 million by forging quotation reference for the Ministry of Information, communication, and Digital Economy. They were released on a cash bond of 3 million on March 11, 2024./DOUGLAS OKIDDY
Three men charged with conspiracy to commit a felony were Monday released on Sh3 million bond with surety of a similar amount each.

Otieno Atanga, Stephen Ogolla and Gicheru Kamau alias Aden allegedly conspired to steal US$398,000 (Sh60 million) from Vjay Vrima on diverse dates between September 4 and December 30, 2023.

According to the charge sheet presented in court, they allegedly pretended that they could secure a tender for the supply of laptops to the Ministry of ICT and Digital Economy.

“Erick Otieno Atanga, Alex Stephen Ogolla, Mofat Gicheru Kamau alias Aden on diverse dates between September 4, 2023 and December 30, 2023 at unknown place within Nairobi County in the Republic of Kenya with others not before court conspired to commit a felony namely stealing USD 398,000 (equivalent to about Sh60,000,000) from Vijay virma by falsely pretending that you were in a position to secure for him a tender for supply of laptops and other accessories to the Ministry of Information Communication and Digital Economy under contract number MICT/VOL.1/VACC/2023-1, a fact you knew to be false,” the charge sheet reads.

They also faced the charge of making a false document on November 1, 2023.

The court heard that with the intent to defraud NVT mobile telcom and accessories trading FZCO company of Sh60 million.

They allegedly made a false document a request for quotation reference number MICT/VOL.1/VACC/2023-1.

They allegedly, purported it to be a genuine and valid document issued by the Ministry of Information Communication and Digital Economy, knowing it to be false.

Appearing before Milimani Chief Magistrate Lucas Onyina, the three however denied the charges.

Onyina directed the state to supply the defence with witness statements.

The matter will be mentioned on March 26.