EFFORT MADE TO HAVE DON BASCO GICHANA EXTRADITED TO FACE OVER 100 MILLION FRAUD TRIAL.

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Four accused person Graham Rioba Sagwe, Obadia Gichana, Moraa Gichana and Robert Moseti Okwani before a Nairobi court on Friday.

BY SAM ALFAN.

Prosecution is making effort to have flamboyant Don Basco Ooga Gichana be extradited from Tanzania to come and face the 95 million fraud case against him and four others, court heard on Friday.

The investigating officer urged the court to issue summon so they can be served to foreign affairs ministry who will then communicate to Tanzania counterparts to enable them get report from Tanzania Interpol.

Nairobi Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi fixed for mention in a month’s time in order to give the prosecution time to bring back the second accused person in to the country.

The trial has been pending for year’s enjoying endless adjournments since the accused is detained in the neighboring country.

He is currently alleged to be in Tanzania, prosecution say they will work with the immigration dept and Tanzanian Interpol to bring him back

Don Bosco has been detained for the last three years by Tanzania authorities. He was charged in 2015 before a Tanzania court over money laundering charges.

Graham Rioba Sagwe and DonBasco Ooga Gichana are accused on or thereafter 12 day of November 2010 at unknown place in Kenya , jointly with others not before with intent to defraud conspired together to defraud Garden Real Estate Development Limited of cash Ksh 96, 759, 540.

They are also accused of stealing Ksh 96, 759, 540 the property of FINA Bank.

Others accused include Obadia Gichana and Moraa Gichana who are accused of stealing from EcoBank.

The offence was committed on the 15 November 2010 at EcoBank Towers in Nairobi area, jointly with others not before court stole cash Ksh 96, 759, 540 the property of EcoBank Limited.

Din Basco Ooga Gichana is further accused on 15 day of November 2010 at Barclays bank we stands branch in Nairobi , jointly with others not before court , stole cash Kshs 8 million the propy of FINA bank

Robert Moseti Okwani is facing charge of stealing cash Kshs 9million the property of FINA bank.

Another accused Albert Simiyu Kuloba is accused with others not before court of stealing 10 milion in November 2010 at Commercial bank of Africa the property of FINA bank

Rioba and Don Bosco were released on Sh2 million cash bail each while Simiyu was released on Sh300, 000. Hearing is set for next month.

Hearing fixed for May 25.

 

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