Business Josephine Kabura Irungu who is accused of buying property using stolen money from National Youth Service (NYS) at Milimani law court’s on Monday August 22,2016.
BY SAM ALFAN.
Two businesswomen stole NYS money and bought properties in leafy suburbs of Nairobi’s Rosslyn estate, court heard.
The two who are allegedly the masterminds of the Sh791million National Youth Service (NYS) scandal jointly bought prime properties in the up-market Roselyn Estate in order to conceal the source of the funds.
According to a report by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Josephine Kabura Irungu and Charity Wangui Gethi engaged in an arrangement with businessman John Kagi Ndung’u and lawyer Patrick Ogolla Onyango to purchase the Sh63million residential house between December 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015 using proceeds from the youth kitty.
The other eight were released on Sh300,000 cash bail with an alternative bond of Sh1 million each.
The case will be mentioned on September 6, 2016 and the hearing in November.
Other accused are Ben Gethi, , his sister Jedidah Wangare, his brother Antony Gethi, KCB driver John Kago, Samuel Wachenje alias Sam Mwadime, Paul Gachoka, John Vandamme and Martin Wanjohi.
Jedidah has never appeared in court and she’s facing arrest warrant.
Prosecution told the court once arrested she will be arraigned in court to face criminal charge’s.