An advocate of the High Court has been arraigned in court allegedly for stealing Ksh 6 million
Festus Murimi was on monday arraigned at a Kibera law court accused of stealing Ksh 6 million from an account of company called Sale Processing Safety Company
However Murimi who is also the co- director of the company did not take plea after Kibera magistrate Boaz Ombewa declined an application by the state to detained the suspect for six days to allow for further investigation.
It is alleged that on the 15th of February 2019, Murimi reported the matter of his abduction at Kileleshwa Police station ,where he alleged that the abductors forced him to withdrew 60,O00 USD from the account of Kcb bank based at Sarit Centre.
According to the investigation, the accused gave false information of abduction as the CCTV footage show that the accused withdrew the money and boarded a taxi that dropped him at Kinoo area.
While seeking for detention, at the kilimani police station, the investigators wanted more time to complete investigation and do forensic auditing ,as well as looking for other accomplices.
While releasing Murimi on a bond of one million with surety of similar amount, Ombewa said the state did not give compelling reasons to why the accused should not be released on bond,the matter will mentioned on Friday