Total Halal manager charged with Sh 10 million theft


A manager at Total Halal a quality company Kenya limited has been charged with stealing over 10.5 million the property of the said company.

Hussein Mukhter Haji is accused of stealing Sh 10,553,328 at First Community Bank. He is alleged to have committed the offence on diverse dates between November 27th 2017 and 2nd July 2020 jointly with others not before court.

Haji denied the charges before Senior Resident Magistrate Sinkyian Tobiko.

The prosecution opposed the release of the accused person on bail on grounds that he is at flight risk.

According to the investigating officer two directors of the said company and who are believed to be connected to the offence are foreigners and are out of the country and may facilitate the flight of the accused person.

Haji is accused of collecting company money and keeping it in the office safe since April when the company accounts were frozen and directors barred from withdrawing money.

The accused will be in custody for seven days pending the bail ruling.