A City businessman Peter Brian Okwiri was Thursday arraigned at a Kibera court where he was charged with the offence of defrauding a woman of a sum of Sh14 million contrary to the law.
The charge sheet read in court says that the accused person defrauded Catherine Nassanga Namirembe Sozi of the said amount on April 11 at a restaurant in the Westlands area within Nairobi County.
He was charged alongside Brilliance Autocare Limited.
The accused person had earlier told the court to release the motor vehicle at the centre of the alleged fraud but his application was denied by both the detectives and the prosecutions.
The investigating officers in the case Denis Were and Cyrus Wambua told the told court that the money alleged to have been defrauded is suspected to have been used in purchasing the said car.
The accused person however denied the charges before Kibera senior principal magistrate Phillip Mutua of Kibera law courts.
He was released on a personal bond of Sh1 million with the surety of the same amount.
The magistrate also directed that the accused person be supplied with witness statements and documentary evidence that the prosecution will rely on during the entire case.
The case will proceed next month.
LESLEY CHEROP KIBIWOTT, OKWIRI’S WIFE CHARGED ALONGSIDE HUBBY
A woman has been arraigned at a Kibera court where she was to take plea in Sh14million Fraud case.
Lesley Cherop Kibiwott was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ann Mwangi where the matter was called for plea taking.
She however did not take plea after her lawyer informed the court that she was trying to settle the saud fraud case with the complainant.
Already her husband Peter Brian Okwiri has taken plea in the case and was released on bond.
According to the chargesheet that is within the court papers , she is said to have together with Brillace Outcare Limited defrauded Catherine Namrembe a sum of Sh14million contrary to the penal code.
She is linked with the second count of stealing the said amount where she is said to have colluded with his husband Peter Brian Okwiri.
She was to be charged with another count of possesing a range Rover KDA 167J suspect to have resulted from the proceeds of crime.
She will take plea if she fail to sort the matter out of court before the next court session.