BY PRUDENCE WANZA – Two people said to be employees of progressive credit limited, a microfinance company have been charged of stealing property worth Sh. 3m.
The two, Peter Rono and Dickson Aika told the court that they commited the offense in the process of a debt recovery from the complainant since they are incharge of the debt recovery unit.
However, according to the Senior Principal Magistrate Kennedy Cheruiyot at the Milimani Law Courts, the two are not auctioneers and they have no right under the law to proclaim goods and that what they committed is an offence against property.
According to the charge sheet, on 29th January, 2019 at Nairobi city centre they stole, 216 pieces of jegging, 24 pieces of official suits, 138 pieces of small size skaters, 34 pieces of big size skater dresses, 32 pieces of chut bags, 33 pieces of handbags, 75 pieces of jeans, 45 pieces of official dresses, 34 pieces of jackets, 20 pieces of chiffon tops, 18 pieces of dinner dresses, 15 pieces of official trouser suits and cash Ksh. 72600, all property valued at Ksh. 3,845,6000.The property if Arsanaidah Keruboh Bakare.
They pleaded not guilty to the charges and will be released upon payment of a bond of Sh. 1m and an alternative cash bail of sh. 500,000.
The case will be heard on 16th May, 2019 and mentioned on 30th April, 2019.