Menengai Oil Refineries employee charged with theft of Sh2.5 million
SEE ALSO :Travel ban for Sh2.5m theft suspectThe man of a foreign origin who was arrested on April 2 and taken to Nakuru Police Station has denied the charges. On Thursday during the mention of the case, Principal Magistrate Joe Omido directed that he appears each month for mentioning before his trial begins on July 18. Mr. Omido noted that the accused was a flight risk since he was of no Kenyan origin. He made the direction after the prosecution applied that the accused be availed in court after every month to ensure he does not abscond any court proceedings. “The accused is clearly a flight risk. He should appear on May 20, for the court to keep tabs on him and ensure he doesn’t escape,” said Omido. Mr. Omido directed the prosecution to provide witness statements, charge sheet and all documents necessary for Shah’s defence. Mr. Shah took plea Tuesday before Chief Magistrate Josephat Kalo during his arraignment. He was released on a bond of Sh800,000 and an alternative cash bail of Sh500,000. The court heard that the accused has been able to process cash bail of Sh500,000 and he is out.