Court allows a man in Ksh 20 million theft to fly out
Court on Tuesday allowed a man facing charges of stealing Ksh 20 million from a South Africa Company to travel outside the country for holiday.
Wycliffe Simiyu Koyabe the accused, had moved to court to compel the complainant to produce his passport.
A Nairobi court on Tuesday dismissed three applications by a businessman accused of stealing Ksh 20.6 million from a South Africa-based company.
Makadara Court Principal Magistrate Meresia Opondo, on her ruling ordered the suspect to be given back his passport but under limited access.
Magistrate Opondo directed Mr. Simiyu to be given back his passport for travelling purposes and deposit it back the court.Mr. Simiyu is expected to travel to South Africa to join his family for holiday and then expected to return the passport to court on May 9.
He was charged with stealing KSh.20,655,000 from Cooperative Bank — Stima Plaza branch in 2014. The money was to be remitted to KOMATSU – a company in South Africa where the suspect was an agent