Prosecution now changes tune in Sh50.9m theft case
SEE ALSO :PCEA alleges errors in Sh50m theft caseInvestigating officer Paul Waweru had told the court he did not intend to use Chebet’s statement as evidence. He said he intended to call another witness from Equity Bank who will provide another bank statement account. The statement by the manager indicated PCEA General Assembly Secretary General Rev Peter Kania, who is the church’s second-in-command, usually authorised transfer of funds. The manager, in the statement, indicated that before effecting any transfers from one account to the other, she would call Mr Kania to confirm whether they had sanctioned the transactions. Ms Chebet added that in Kania’s absence, she would call Amon Nderi, the treasurer. Gathanju, who served as moderator between 2009 and 2015, is charged alongside two former employees, James Muiruri and Peter Mwangi. Muiruri is a former finance officer while Mwangi is a former communications director at the church.
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