Three charged for defrauding Jamii Bora Bank Ksh 12 Million

Written By: Beatrice Gatonye


Three people have been charged with obtaining money by false pretense contrary to section 313 of the penal code in a case where they are accused of defrauding Jamii Bora bank of Ksh 12 million by authoring fake documents.

The trio appeared before Mombasa Magistrate Edgar Kagoni and pleaded not guilty.

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Patrick Musyimi, Christopher Khamisi and Joel Karani are accused that on 29th May 2018, with intent to defraud, obtained Ksh 12 million from Jamii Bora Bank along Moi avenue in Mombasa County.

According to the charge sheet, the three accused defrauded the bank by authoring fake documents.

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The court heard that the trio duped the bank authority by presenting a fake doctored bill of lending number MSCUQ5953347 purporting to be an original document from Maritime Shipping Company.

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The accused, Patrick Musyimi is an employee of Maritime shipping Company in Mombasa, Joel Karani is a cyber-expert who authored the fake lending bill while Christopher Khamisi is an employee of Jamii Bora Bank Mombasa branch along Moi avenue.

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The hearing of the case will kick off on August 6th where the prosecution has lined up seven witnesses.


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