KPA official conned Sh9m by 'astrologer' to get promotion
Suspect’s arrestThe suspect was arrested on Saturday by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Mombasa after Omondi reported the matter.
SEE ALSO :KPA to give discounts at Lamu portPolice said the suspect summoned Omondi to a house in Bamburi and told him to carry the money with him. Two other suspects who are still at large are said to have been in the house when Omondi was told to close his eyes for 30 minutes. They told him a box in the house contained US dollars but he needed to open it upon reaching home. Omondi said upon opening his eyes after half-an-hour, as instructed, the three men had vanished, leaving behind a box stashed with papers. He reported the matter to Bamburi Police and a search was launched.
Second countIn the second count, the suspect was charged for “…jointly with others not before the court, with intent to defraud, obtaining Sh9,000,000 from John Douglas Omondi by falsely pretending that you will double his money and align his star...” The suspect was also charged with printing 100,000 fake US dollars on April 29.
SEE ALSO :Uhuru warns of major arrests at portKhalif was also charged with burning Sh1,200 of different denominations. Police claim the suspects burnt the money on May 3. The suspect denied all the charges and was released on Sh1 million cash bail.
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