Two women found themselves in a Nairobi court after being arrested for allegedly conspiring to stupefy(drug) a businessman and stealing from him.
Joyce Britney Njoki Kagethe alias Cynthia Mutheu Mwange and Florence Wangari Kamunge alias Sylvia Sindioye Kamau are alleged to have done so in order to commit a felony.
The women are alleged to have committed the offence on or about 17th January 2019 at an unknown place jointly with other not before court.
Alone, Njoki is accused administering an unknown stupefying chemical substance on businessman Fredrick Omondi Okati with intent to steal.
This allegedly happened on the night of 16th and 17th January 2019 at Ngei II Estate in Langata, Nairobi.
She is further charged with electronic fraud where she unlawful allegedly transfer Sh1,940,00 from Okati’s account at Stanbic Bank which she then transferred into several accounts held at Equity bank,Family bank and Mpesa accounts.
In addition, Njoki is accused of also transferring Sh9,323 from Okati’s Mpesa to several Mpesa accounts.
She is further charged that on 12 of February at Great wall apartment phase 2 in Mlolongo, having been detained by two police officers, had in her position of one blister pack containing seven tablets of Rohypnol one milligram, in preparation to stupefy in order to commit felony.
Further, Njoki is accused of stealing the victim’s phone and one ATM. The accused was also arrested with the said ATM card.
On the other hand, Wangari is charged with handling stolen property after being found in possession of an Identity Card in the name of Sylvia Sindioye Kamau which police suspect to be stolen.
They pleaded not guilty before Senior Principal Magistrate Martha Mutuku.
Njoki was granted bond of Sh 1 million or a cash of Sh 500,000 while Wangari was granted a bond of Sh 500,000 or a cash bail of 200,000.
It is alleged that the suspects and the victim met at Steak house Club where he was having drinks with his friends.
On the way, Njoki allegedly insisted they make a stop at Rafikiz club and have one more drink.
They shared the first drink but while taking the second bottle, Okati allegedly started feeling dizzy and therefore went to his house together.
He work up the next day at midday still feeling dizzy.
He noticed the back door was open and Njoki was nowhere to be found.
He also noticed his phone and ATM card were missing.
He left the house after taking a shower and went to buy another phone and replace his sim card.
He called his bank in order to be able to pay for the new phone but it was a shock on him when the bank informed him that his account was empty.
He then reported the matter to the police.