A KENYAN and a Burundian have been charged with trafficking 29 young women for “purpose of exploitation by means of deception.”
Kasso Abdalla Ebrahim and Bigirimana Hassan jointly faced multiple charges relating to the offence.
The charges state that between March 1 2018 and April 21 2018 at Parklands estate, Nairobi, jointly with accomplices still on the run, trafficked by recruiting five Burundians for purposes of exploitation.
The suspects were arrested after they were found to have been keeping the women at a house, Plot No 31, at Parklands, awaiting trafficking.
They are also accused of confiscating the women;s travel documents-in the process of arranging how they were to be trafficked.
The prosecution said the suspects plied on the Burundians “vulnerability.”
Ebrahim and Hassan were also charged with facilitating and aiding illegal entry into Kenya of the said Burundians .
They denied the charges .
Suspects have been granted bonds of KSh1 million each or alternative cash bail of KSh500K.
The case will be mentioned on May 7 2018 and will be heard on May 16 2018 at the Nairobi chief magistrate’s court.
Meanwhile,a 54-year-old man has been charged with obtaining Ksh 25 million from a businessman for supply of fake gold.
Michael Kyalo Kiilu alias Peter Kival(below) was charged with obtaining the money from Hamad Yacoub Hamad by falsely pretending that he was in a position to supply him with 14 Kilograms of gold.
Kiilu is alleged to have committed the offence on diverse dates between February 19 2018 and March 1 2018 at Muthangari along Mzima Spring road in Nairobi jointly with other other gold diggers, who are yet to be arrested.
He denied the charges and was released on a bond of KSh4 million.
The case will be mentioned on May 7 2018 and be heard on May 16 2018.