COURT TO RULE WHETHER EQUITY MANAGER WILL IN THEFT CASE.

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BY NT CORRESPONDENT.

A Nairobi court is set to rule whether an Equity manager at the lender’s Westlands branch will be summoned to testify in a case where a car dealer is charged with stealing millions from a city businessman.

Milimani Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku will make the tomorrow after the prosecution opposed the application by lawyers defending Kenneth Njiru Njagi, seeking to summon Muturi Ireri, the Equity bank manager.

While opposing the case, the prosecution said the defence cannot be allowed to reopen the case. Further, the prosecutor told the court that he has an issue with a specific person being sourced to come and produce the document in court.

In the trial, Njiru and Kensville Motors limited are accused that on December 22, 2016 at Equity Bank Westlands branch, jointly with others not before court with intent to defraud Sh2 million from Gibson Kimani Maina, by falsely pretending that he was in position import Lexus Suv RX450H from United Kingdom.

Njagi is accused that on November 16, 2016 at Equity Bank Westlands branch in Nairobi jointly with others not before court with intent to defraud Sh1.1 million Maina by falsely pretending that he was in a position to import the high-end vehicle.

The dealer is also accused that jointly with others not before court, with intent to defraud obtained Sh125,000 from Lineal Company Limited by falsely pretending that he was in a position to import BMW model X3 from the UK a fact he knew was false.

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