Eric Mutinda Mutisyadirector of Ukamba Agricultural Institute (UAI) at Milimani law court where he was charged with stealing over 44 million from the institution.
BY SAM ALFAN.
A director of Ukamba Agricultural Institute (UAI) was on Monday arraigned in a Nairobi court charged with stealing over 44 million from the institution.
The accused Eric Mutinda Mutisya appeared before chief magistrate Daniel Ogembo is also facing another charges of obtaining over Sh 38.1 million from Dubai Bank Ltd by pretending that he was in position to sell the bank a parcel of land situated within Nairobi County and registered to UAI Ltd.
Prosecuting, senior state counsel Eddie Katebe informed the case against the accused will be consolidated with another case where his co-directors namely Stephen Ndambuki Muli and George Nzomo Nzioki have already pleaded not guilty to the theft and fraud charges against them.
However, the magistrate ordered Mutisya to be released on bond of Sh 5 million with a similar surety or cash bail of Sh 500,000 the same bond terms which were granted the the other two Muli andNzioki pending the hearing of the case on February 10,2016. All of them are facing six counts of theft and fraud.
The prosecution alleges that on diverse dates between August 2,2011 and February 15,2013 at Co-operative Bank of Kenya Parliament Road branch, Nairobi county being directors of UAI Ltd stole Sh 44.1 million from the institution account,
All the accused persons are also charged with obtaining from Dubain Bank through its advocate M/S Soita and Saende advocates Sh 38.1million by false pretending that they were in position to sell the
bank a land in Nairobi county registered to the institution
. They are accused of obtaining a further Sh 6 million from Melamani Ltd through M/S Otieno Okeyo using the same tricks of selling a land to
They are also accused of giving false information to principal registrar C.W.Ngatia a person employed in the public service that titles original certificate of titles for land worth over Sh 1.3 billion was lost which information was known to be false.