Several people have been charged before Milimani Magistrate court with illegally refiling L.P.G gas cylinders and transportating liquefied petroleum gas without valid license.
Abdi Kassim Abdi, Anfa Farah Elmi , Zacharia Onchiri , John Ntiongo Macharia , Michael Kinyanjui, Sospeter Mwangi and Lumumba Ondari appeared before Milimani Principal Magistrate Kenneth Cheruyoit and pleaded not guilty to all the charges.
Abdi Kassim Abdi and Anfa Farah Elmi are accused that on February 21,2020 at More Gas limited L.P.G storage and filing facility located along Lunga-Lunga road in Industrial area in Nairobi county jointly with others not before the court were found to have filled 13-6 kgs L.P.G cylinders of K-Gas brand without authority from brand owners to fill.
The two are also charged with filling Pro-Gas, Hashi-Gas and L.P.G cylinders of Oilibya -Gas brand without authority from brand owners to fill.
Zacharia Onchiri , John Ntiongo Macharia , Michael Kinyanjui, Sospeter Mwangi and Lumumba Ondari are charged with transporting liquefied petroleum gas without authority.
They were found in a fenced area transporting LPG cylinders using different types of motor vehicles in industrial area Nairobi.
Abdi Kassim Abdi and Anfa Farah Elmi were released on a cash bail of 1 million and the rest sh.100,000 pending hearing and determination of their criminal trial.