They have been released on a bond of Ksh1 million each or alternative cash bails of Ksh100K after they denied multiple charges of obtaining goods by false pretences .
Waithera Njama and Nderitu Nyambura are charged with others not in court.
They deny they conned Hannah Wangari Mbugua out of six hundred and forty bags of rice, five hundred and twelve 20 litre jerricans of Halsis cooking oil among other items valued at Ksh 7,998,340 by falsely pretending that they were employees of Miasha Youth Against AIDS and had been authorised by the organisation to receives the items on its behalf.
The case has been set for hearing on April 9 2018.
A mention is on March 18 2018.
Tricky to outmaneuver
The alleged spinners are also charged with handling stolen property, a charge sometimes tricky to outmaneuver .
Prosecution says on February 28 2018 at Rhonda Estate in Nakuru, otherwise than in the course of stealing, jointly with others not before court dishonestly retained or received six hundred and thirty 20 litre jerricans of Halisi cooking oil, 360, ten litre jerricans of Halisi cooking oil and four bags of 5 star Pakistan rice(25kgs)…property of Hannah Wangari knowing or having reasons to believe them to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained.
They are also charged with forging an LPO with internet to defraud, purporting them to have been issued by Maisha Youth Against AIDS, who were are told lure through the internet!