A NAIROBI based lawyer, Patrick Ogola has faced a new charge alongside the suspects in the Ksh791 million NYS rip off.
The prosecution amended the charge sheet, varying dates in the particulars to reflect a wider time frame before adding a sixteenth count against the suspect(s.)
Ogola faces the new charge alongside Josephine Kabura and John Kago.
They are accused of having illegally transferred Ksh90 million to Ogola and Company Advocates account at K-Rep bank between December 1 2014 and May 30 2015 which was stolen from the NYS and “whose effect was to conceal the source of the said money.”
The suspects are charged alongside businessman Ben Gethi who is charged with money laundering and purchasing a motor vehicle worth Ksh23 million from crime proceeds, read money stolen from the NYS.
Eleven suspects are charged in the case including Ben Gethi’s mother and a close relative.