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Court fraudsters charged with forgery

By By FRED MAKANA | March 26th 2014

Nairobi, Kenya: Members of a cartel that has been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public outside Kibra law court were yesterday arraigned in court to answer charges of obtaining money by false pretences and forgery.

Dinnah Nyaboke Karani and Barnaba Agar Nyadiero appeared before Chief Magistrate Hannah Ndungu accused of forging cash deposit slips.

The two accused persons have been obtaining money falsely by issuing forged cash deposit slips to unsuspecting members of the public.

At one point one of the accused also tried to obtain money from the court’s cash office claiming to have made an erroneous deposit.

The accused pleaded not guilty to all the charges and were ordered by the magistrate to deposit Sh 300,000 or a bond of Sh 1 million and a surety of similar amount. The case will be heard on June 16 with a mention slated for April 9.

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