Josephat Amiti, a Kenyan man accused of impersonating Kenya Power and Lighting Company employee, has been charged (KPLC).
Appearing virtually before magistrate Martha Mutuku, Amiti was charged with two counts.
In the first count, the accused was charged for obtaining more than ksh21 million(approximately 198,550 US Dollars) from his compatriot Francis Gachanja in a pretense to help him sort out a case KPLC charged him.
The court heard that the incident transpired on various dates between January 5, 2016, and March 5, 2021.
He was also charged for pretending to be an employee of the company on January 1, 2016, and March 3, 2021, to defraud him.
The suspect denied the charges levelled against him and was released on kSh3 Million (approximately 25,616 US Dollars) cash bail or a bond of kSh5 Million (46,680 US Dollars).©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.