Accountant, director charged over Sh 106 million fraud

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An accountant and a director have been charged with conspiracy to defraud over a 100 million from Agro Irrigation and Pump Services Limited.

Peter Kamau Njuguna, the firm accountant and Jonathan Njenga Ndisya, Director, Joncil Enterprises are accused of conspiring to defraud Agro Irrigation Sh 106,822,690 by pretending that Joncil had deposited the said sum to the bank account of Agro Irrigation for goods supplied to Joncil.

The two are alleged to have committed this offense between 1st July 2018 and 31st March 2020 at Agro Irrigation and Pump Services limited.

Ndisya is also facing a charge of obtaining goods by false pretenses valued at Sh 106,822,690. He is said to have falsely obtained hardware goods from Agro Irrigation by pretending that he had deposited the said sum into their bank account.

Njuguna, on the other hand, is facing two charges of stealing by servant. He is accused of stealing Sh 4.7 million from Agro Irrigation by transferring the money to his personal account, money which got to his possession by virtue of his employment.

He is also accused of stealing Sh 3.5 from Desire Flora (K) Limited by fraudulently transferring it to his personal account.

In addition, Njuguna is charged with fraudulent false accounting of the Sh 106 million to show that Joncil Enterprises had paid the said sum.