37 Chinese 'fraudsters' denied bail by Nairobi court
10 December 2014, 18:56
Nairobi - 37 Chinese nationals arrested for being in the country illegally and performing illegal operations have been denied bail by a Nairobi Court.
The 37 are part of a group of over 100 Chinese nationals who were arrested earlier this week in Nairobi's Runda estate for being in the country illegally.
They were also said to have been performing internet fraud during their stay in the country.
Chief Magistrate Lucy Mbugua agreed that it would be against the purposes of law to let the suspects free on bail or bond as they could easily disappear.
They have been remanded at the Industrial Area remand prison awaiting hearing of their case Thursday at the High Court.
Elsewhere, two men have been charged with robbery with violence for the alleged assault of a woman in Githurai three weeks ago.
The two men were arraigned in court to answer to charges which ranged from them sexually assaulting the woman and robbing her, which amounts to robbery with violence.
It is understood that the two men, Nicholas Chege Mwangi and Mr Meshack Mburu Mwangi and others not before the court committed the crime on a Githurai bound matatu.
They will likely face robbery with violence charges which attract a death penalty in Kenya.
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