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Man accused of Stealing mobile phones worth 1.2M charged in court.

by Jane Kim

A accused of stealing several mobile phones has been charged.

Nelson Ogega Matoke appeared before Chief Magistrate Lucy’s Onyina where he was charged with obtaining 8 phones worthy Kes 1.2 million by falsely pretense.

The accused faced several counts of obtaining six Samsung phones and Two Iphone 13 pro max valued at Kes 1.2 million from one Alex Ndungu Gakimo.

He is said to have pretended that he was in a position to pay a fact he knew to be false.

He was also charged with making a false title deed of a land in Kajiado purporting it to have originated from registrar of land with intention of using it as a security to obtain the phones.

The prosecution, however, informed the court that the accused person has another similar case before Kiambu Law Courts.

According to the ODPP, Mr. Matoke has a pending warrant of arrest before Kiambu which was issued on August 30,2022.

He was expected to appear before Kiambu Law courts on August 2022 but he had been at large.In a quick rebuttal, the defense informed the court that Mr. Matoke faces a bailable offense and therefore pleaded for a lenient bail and bond terms.” Your honor, the offense the accused is facing before you is bailable and we therefore plead that this court releases the accused person on reasonable cash bail.”The court persuaded by the defense, released the accused person on a bond of Kes 400,000.

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