BY NT REPORTER.
The criminal case against the directors of controversial airlines took another twist on Thursday after prosecution indicated that they are no longer investigating the CEO as he will now be used as a witness.
The Prosecution told the court that the Chief Executive Officer of Baracuda Airways Holdings Limited Kimeria Boddie Maina is no longer under investigation because at the time of the scam he was not an employee of the said company.
The magistrate allowed police application for withdrawal of the miscellaneous application against Mr Maina.
” I am done with investigations but Evidence adduced is not sufficient enough to prosecute him.” IO told the court.
This is after the prosecution asked the court to drop the intended criminal charges pressed against him arguing that he’ll be used as a prosecution witness in the case.
Senior principle magistrate Kenneth Cheruiyot allowed the application to have Maina be a prosecution witness in the case and directed that the case against the CEO be closed.
” This case is hereby closed and I direct that he be refunded his cash bail” ordered Magistrate.
The court further ordered that the cash bail to be respondent.
According to the prosecution the evidence adduced is not enough to press charges on him.
The other employees of the aviation company were accused of receiving 9.7 million from job seekers.
It is alleged that the allegedly cheated job seekers that they would take the for training as pilots and cabin crew in South Africa and Dubai.
The four are John Odhiambo Majiwa, Elizabeth Wanjiku Kinyanjui , Stella Ivy Amya and Barabara Modani Alwena who are out on a cash bail 100. 000 shillings each.