Edwin Ochieng Oduk appeared before Kibera Senior Principal Magistrate Monica Maroro and denied several counts fraud-related charges.
The first count stated that Oduk obtained Sh2.4 million from William Tuil by claiming that he was in a position to pay for the insurance of a consignment of four boxes containing Sh12.5 million held at th Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).
The court heard that he committed the offence on diverse dates between July 22, 2022 and August 10, 2020 in Nairobi. It is alleged that he committed the offence jointly with others not before court, with intent to defraud.
He denied a second count of obtaining Sh1.75 million purporting that he was in a position to hire a private jet from JKIA to Kigali, Rwanda to deliver the consignment containing the money.
The prosecution alleged that Oduk also obtained Sh 4,409,160 from William by purporting that the money were meant to pay for Kenya Revenue custom documents and taxes of the consignment.
He is also alleged to have forged a Kenya Airways waybill document.
The court directed him to deposit cash bail of Sh800,000 to secure his release.