Man charged with stealing Sh 131 million from Family Bank

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Evans Nyamongo Bogonko at Milimani Law Court where he denied stealing Sh 131 million from Family bank. Photo/Irene Onyango.

A man has been charged with stealing Sh 131 million from Family Bank.

Evans Nyamongo Bogonko is accused of stealing Sh 131,604,965 between 13th November 2018 and 17th August 2021 at Family Bank Headquarters in Nairobi.

Bogonko also faces an alternative charge of handling stolen goods.

The court heard that otherwise than in the course of stealing, the accused dishonestly received 131,604,965 in account No. 005000063716 in the name of Evans Nyamongo Bogonko held at the bank’s Thika branch.

The accused is alleged to have committed the offence on the same dates, knowing or having reason to believe it to be stolen or unlawfully obtained money.

He denied the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Bernard Ochoi.

Bogonko was slapped with a bond of Sh 30 million. He was also granted an alternative cash bail of Sh 15 million.