EXPOSED; Rogue, Corrupt and dangerous Rose Wairimu Ngatia and Esther Njambi Odhiambo charged with Fraud

  • Rose Wairimu Ngatia
  • Esther Njambi Odhiambo

Two dangerous and corrup linked women were on Monday charged with fraud and released on a bond of Sh1 million with a surety of a similar amount.

The two Rose Wairimu Ngatia and Esther Njambi Odhiambo were charged before Milimani Chief Magistrate Susan Shitubi where they are said to have conspired with the intent to defraud and obtain Sh1,130,000 from a businesswoman identified in court papers as Grace Wamboi Mukuha.

According to the court papers, it is alleged that they got the two women obtained the said amount by falsely pretending that they were in a position to execute a court order a fact the were well conversant to be false.

They are said to have committed the said offence between January 15, and February 3, 2024.

In addition, Odhiambo faced a separate charge of obtaining money by false pretences from the same victim under similar circumstances.

“Esther Njambi Odhiambo on the diverse dates between January 15, and January 18, 2024, at an unknown place in the Republic of Kenya, with the intent to defraud obtained Sh870,000 from Grace Wamboi Mukuha by falsely pretending that you were in a position to execute a court order a fact you knew to be false,” the charge sheet presented in court reads.

Both defendants pleaded not guilty and sought lenient cash bail or bond terms.

Their defense counsel emphasized that the disputed amount had been remitted to the agent involved, a fact to be addressed during the trial.

“The court should take note of that even though it will be argued during the hearing,” defense counsel stated.

The state was not opposed to the application and upon determination, Shitubi granted them release on a bond of Sh1 million each with a surety of similar amount.

Alternatively, they were offered cash bail of Sh500,000 each, with two contact persons required.

The case is scheduled for mention on April 2, 2024.