Belgian charged in Nairobi over gold fraud


Nigerian National has been charged in Nairobi with the offence of obtaining millions of shillings by false pretenses.

Antoine Niyibigira is accused of obtaining Sh 13,600,000 from one Vladimir Borisenko of Schiller Group Limited.

The accused pretended that he was in a position to supply him with 100 kilograms of gold.

Niyibigira is alleged to have committed the offense on 20th December 2018.

The offense was committed at Delight Apartments within Kilimani in Nairobi jointly with others already before court.

He denied the charges before Principal Magistrate Peter Ooko.

The prosecution told the court that the accused should be granted similar bond terms as the ones granted to his co-conspitrators.

The state is set to call five witnesses in the matter.

The foreigner was released on a bond of Sh 2 million or a cash bail of Sh 750,000.

The case will be mentioned on 6th February for the purpose of consolidation.