Four Directors and an Oilibya employee have been charged of breaking into Oilibya Juja Road service station and stole property Worth over Sh1.5 million.
Joyce Nekoye Wanjala, Nancy Waeni Mutune, Antony Mugo, Stanley Njoroge and Samuel Marete are accused of stealing the property of Maced Limited.
Items allegedly stolen are ten units of CCTV cameras worth Sh 400,000, Digital video recorder valued at Sh 200 000, gas cylinders approximated at Sh 200,000, lubricants valued at Sh 500,000, car wash vacuum cleaner worth Sh 30,000 and fuel of an approximated value of Sh 200,000 all amounting to Sh 1,530,000.
The five are further charged with willfully and unlawfully damaging 5 door padlocks valued at Sh 12,500, the property of Maced Limited.
It is alleged that Maced Limited was in an agreement with Libya Oil Kenya Limited to operate the Oilibya Juja Road Service Station and resell Oilibya products at the service station.
According to the station, Maced breached the agreement and failed to main tain the minimum inventory levels and having unpaid cheques in respect to products delivered to them by Libya Oil Kenya Limited.
Thereafter Maced Limited made a criminal complaint alleging breaking and entry in to the Service Station and theft of property which saw three of their employees Waeni Kwainga, Anthony Muraya and Joyce wanjala as well as Libya Oil Kenya Limited employee Samuel Marete charged in court on August 2017.
Thereafter on 23rd January 2018 the prosecution withdrew charges against all the accused persons after a claiming the matter is a civil one and had been referred to Arbitration.
On 30th May, 2019 high court ruled that the case was a criminal matter and referred to the trial court. A mention was set for 4th June 2019 where the five appeared before Senior Principal Magistrate Kenneth Cheruiyot and denied the charges against them.
They are out on a cash bail of Sh100,000. The case will be mentioned on 18th June 2019 and will be heard on 18th September 2019.