Taxi drivers charged with obtaining 800 Bibles falsely

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Two men said to be taxi drivers have been charged with obtaining goods to wit Bibles by false pretense from Bible Transition and Literacy East Africa.

Reuben Rogoi Maina and John Mapesa Andulu are accused of obtaining from Faith Mawia Mulunga 300 pieces of New King James Bibles , 200 pieces of Good News Bibles and 300 pieces of New International Version Bibles all valued at over Sh 900,000.

The two are alleged to have committed the offence on 16th May 2019 at Bible Translation and Literacy (EA) in Upper Hill, Nairobi with intent to defraud.

The accused persons were also charged with conspiracy to commit an offence.

The court heard that the two, not being at their place of bode, had in their possession motor vehicle Toyota Fielder red in colour for use in cause of or in connection with theft of 800 pieces of different version of Bible all valued Sh 980,000.

They pleaded not guilty before Milimani Law Courts Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi. He granted them a Sh 200,000.

The case will be heard on 1st July.