Hospital accountant in court over KES 4 million theft
01 September 2015, 10:13
Nakuru - A hospital accountant was arraigned before a Nakuru court Monday for stealing over KES 4 million from his employer.
Elkana Awino jointly with others who were not before court was accused of stealing KES 4,813,713 from Ruth Scholer, his employer, on diverse dates between 2010 and 2015 at Rhein Valley Hospital in Mbaruk within Nakuru County.
Awino was arrested on August 14 after the management investigated the hospital account records and allegedly found out that he had been awarding himself a double salary among other allegations of theft.
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Awino allegedly obtain the money while working as an accountant at the hospital.
Appearing before Chief Magistrate Joel Ng'eno, he pleaded innocent and requested the court to give him favourable bond terms.
He was given a surety bond of KES 2,000,000. The case will be mentioned on September 17 with a hearing on October 5.
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