Two in court for forging TSC pay slip
23 March 2015, 17:10
Nyeri - Two middle-aged men were on Monday arraigned in a Nanyuki court for allegedly forging a Teachers’ Service Commission (TSC) pay slip with intention of defrauding the government.
Humphrey Muriithi and Ainea Jungani were charged that on diverse dates between December 1 and 12 last year, at an unknown place in Nanyuki and with intent to defraud, forged a pay slip purporting it to be that of Mary Wanjiku King’ori.
They faced an alternative charge of attempting to obtain KES 290 725 from the complainant claiming that they were in a position to assist her secure a loan from Kukopesha Company Limited.
The court heard that the two conspired and forged the document and forwarded it to Nairobi and deductions from the complainant were effected but the loan was never disbursed for lack of account number, name and branch of the bank.
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When Wanjiku noted the deductions for a loan she had not applied for, she reported the matter to Nanyuki police station and investigations commenced, leading to the arrest of the two.
However, the accused persons denied the charges before the Senior Resident Magistrate Evanson Bett and were each released on a cash bail of KES 100 000 or a bond of KES 200 000 with a surety of similar amount.
The case will be heard on May 12, 015.
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