BY NT CORRESPONDENT.
A man has been charged with demanding millions with menace from Safaricom limited.
Benedict Kabugi Ndung’u appeared before Nairobi Magistrate court and pleaded not guilty.
He is accused of demanding 300 million from Safaricom with intent to steal.
The accused is alleged to have committed the offence between May 1 and June 7,2019 at an unknown place within Nairobi, jointly with others already before court.
On Tuesday two senior ICT Safaricom employees were charged with obtaining Sh 300 million.
The two,Safaricom ICT Director Simon Billy Kinuthia and his junior officer Brian Njoroge Wamatu appeared before Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi and denied two charges of Computer fraud and obtaining money by menaces.
Prosecution alleges that the duo unlawfully copied and transferred privileged Safaricom subscriber’s data information from Safaricom company database to unauthorized person namley Charles Njuguna Kimani.
They also face a charge of demanding money by menace where being employees of Safaricom they demanded Sh 300,000 from their employer Safaricom Kenya limited with intent to steal.
The two are alleged to have committed the offences between May 1, 2019 and June 7,2019 at Safaricom offices in Westlands, Nairobi.