Alleged con women in court after making away with 2.4m to heal woman of sickness and calamities

Teresia Nyagaki Gitonga, Florah Muthoni Nyagah and Rowemary Waithera Kariuki before Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi where they pleaded not guilty to obtaining 2.4 million from a woman by tricking her.

Three women, have been charged with obtaining money from a nairobi business lady by cheating.
Teresia Nyagaki Gitonga, Florah Muthoni Nyagah and Rowemary Waithera Kariuku were charged with obtaining 2.4 million from Virginia Wanjiru Gachunga by means of fraudulent trick.
The three are acussed of obtaining the money by tricking Gachunga that the said money could be prayed for to heal her sickness and remove any calamity that could befall her children in the United States of America.
The accused are alleged to have committed the offense on 27th September 2017 at family bank Gikomba branch in Nairobi jointly with others not before court.
The three pleaded not guilty before Milimani chief magistrate Francis Andayi.
Their lawyer David Ayuo requested the court to release two motor vehicles, one belonging to the second and the other to the third accused person to them or their families since he had information from the Investigating Officer that they were not exhibits in the matter.
Ayuo requested the court to release his clients on lenient bond terms on grounds that they are not at flight risks and they will attend court.
Magistrate Andayi granted the three women a bond of 800,000 and one surety of a similar amount or a cash bail of Ksh. 500,000. The magistrate also issued sermons to the Investigating officer to explain why the vehicles are being held.
The matter will be mentioned on 15th November and will be heard on 6th December 2017.

It is alleged that upon hearing about the alleged death of her children currently in the USA, she became confused and ‘somehow’ accompanied the accused to her house where she had informed them that she had Sh 80,000 cash.

It is further alleged that afterwards, the victim accompanied the accused persons to Family Bank Gikomba Branch where she they withdrew all of her money from her account and drove her back home.

She only realized the next day that she did not go home with her money rather in the bag was two packets of flour.