Woman in court for allegedly stealing Sh 23M from Britam Insurance company


A woman has been charged in Nairobi with conspiracy to defrauded Britam General insurance company limited sh 23,571,954.11.

Martha Wanjiku Kirobi is alleged to have committed the offence by means of electronic data manipulation in the system.
She is said to have done this by making false entries to the insurance company disbursement account purporting to show it as new disbursement claims payable to its client’s account.
The accused made sure the the cameras did not get a glimpse of her face by covering it with her braids.
Kirobi is alleged to have committed the offence between 9th September 2016 and 23rd January 2018 jointly with others not before court.
The accused person is further accused of stealing the said millions from Commercial Bank of Africa, upperhill branch in Nairobi county.
Alternative to the above charge, Kirobi is charged with handling stolen property by dishonesty receiving the over Sh 23 million into her account held at CBA knowing or having reason to believe it was stolen money.
She faced another alternative charge to stealing. She is accused of dishonesty undertaking the disposal of the money from her CBA account to another account in the same bank in the name Elsie Wanjiku Njanji knowing and having reason to be stolen.
The accused denied the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Martha Mutuku.
She was released on a bond of Sh 2 million or alternatively, cash bail of Sh 1 million.
The matter will be mentioned on 4th January 2019.