- The bank employee used his credential to make withdrawal transaction
- The bank allegedly lost over Ksh 66 million
A Family Bank employee has been charged for stealing over Ksh 66 million
The accused person,Elias Kinyua Njue was arraigned before Milimani Principal Magistrate Ben Mark Ikhubi where he denied charge.
According to the prosecutor,Virginia Kariuki he accused person who is an employee of Family Bank Limited used his credential to make unauthorized.
His defense lawyer Ms Mukabana petition the court to admit her client on lenient bond terms.
She urged the court to ignore the figures in the charge sheet and treat her client as innocent person
She said her client has been cooperating with the investigators and have always been compliant to police summons.
Ms Mukabana also asked court to be lenient on bond and cash bail given that the accused person who has since been suspended has a young family to take care of as sole breadwinner.
“My client job has been terminated by the eventuality, he has a young family and he his the sole breadwinner,the court should not be persuaded by the figures indicated in the charge sheet by the prosecution, remember he is a family man with a fixed place of residence and therefore he cannot breach the bond terms by fleeing the jurisdiction of the this court.”Ms Mukabana submitted.
She cited that the cardinal consideration for bail is to ensure that the accused person avail himself/herself in court during trial.
In another incident, a 33 year old woman has been charged for defrauding over ksh 600 thousand from a foreigner Attey Baouady Assirro Phillippe after she pretended that she aws in a position to help him pay for a fully furnished apartment within high-rise estate of kilimani.
The court document seen by Ghetto Radio indicates that Susan Atemo committed the alleged offence between May 28th and June 8th 2023.
“Your charged for obtaining a sum of ksh 661,600 by pretending that you are in the position to help Attey Baouady Assirro Phillippe get a well furnished apartment in kilimani area within Nairobi county.” The prosecution read out to the accused person.
The court released Susan on peronal bond of ksh 300 thousand or an alternative cash bail of ksh 150 thousands plus two contact person.