BY PHOEBE WANJOHI.
A woman has been charged before a Nairobi court with obtaining over shilling 62 million from Hopeland Advertising and design limited.
Mercy Wanja Muriithi alias Hannah Nyaguthie Murithi appeared before Nairobi Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku and pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Wanja is accused that on diverse dates between August 8 and October 29, 2018 in Nairobi jointly with others not before court, she obtained Sh62,950,000 from Hopeland advertising and design limited director John Ohas Omondi.
She allegedly pretended to be in a position to award a tender from the Ministry of Devolution for the supply of laptops to the company valued Sh94,250,000.
She is also alleged that together with others not before court, they conspired and defrauded Omondi of Sh62,950,000.
The court ordered her to deposit cash bail of Sh100,000 or alternative bond of Sh500,000 to secure her release.