Businessman Jared Otieno And Other Gold Scam Suspects To Be Detained Until Next Week

by Mahakamani News
Jared Otieno and his co-accused before court

Flashy businessman Jared Otieno and his co-accused who are facing charges of fraud and obtaining money by false pretence, will remain in industrial area prison until Monday 27.

Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi remanded the accused until next week, after their lawyers indicated that the accused persons were of different status in the society.

Jared Otieno, Philip Nashon Ng’ru Aroko, Robert Ouko Paul Owiti alias Maxwell Oyuga , Ricky Thomas Ochieng Ochieng are accused on diverse dates between February 8,and February 25,2019 at Kaputei Gardens house number 12 along Kaputei road within Kileleshwa area in Nairobi, with intent to defraud, jointly with others not before court, obtained from Sounthorn Chanthavong a Director of Simuong Group company from Lao of US dollars 3,000,000 equivalent to Kshs. 300,000,000 by falsely pretending it was genuine gold genuine.

Otieno, Aroko, Owiti, Oyuga, Ochieng together with Paul Otieno Ngoche, Alice Nzisha Nyamai, Joyce Akinyi Ouma, Juliet Kathambi Kithinji, William Otieno Onyango , Hanington Modisa Lugaye, Madan Olwangu Onyino, Seinim Boukar alias Abubakar , Abouna Temoua and Albert Lokole Lokunda were accused that on the same dates, jointly with others not before court, conspired to defraud Chanthavong.

It is alleged that by means of fraudulent tricks and displaying heavy metal boxes allegedly parked with genuine gold bars and having and office trading in as Nirone Safe Keeping limited, they falsely pretended that they were carrying out a genuine gold business.

The 16 accused persons are further facing a charge of counterfeiting Ghana customs Authority stickers’ trade mark, purporting to be genuine stickers authorized by Ghana customs Authority.

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