Miller and co advocate suspected associates Mr.David Chege Mboche charged with Sh26Million Fraud, The Star reports

.Lawyer charged with defrauding client Sh26 million

.LAWYER IN COURT FOR DEFRAUDING CLIENT MILLIONS

.Nairobi lawyer charged with defrauding client Sh26 million

.Lawyer Charged For Defrauding Client Sh26M

According to the Star digital a lawyer  lawyer accused of obtaining Sh26 million from a client pretending he would represent her in a case has been released on bail after denying the charges.

David Chege Mboche a long-term partner at Miller & Advocates was released by Milimani Principal Magistrate Ben Mark Ekhubi on a cash bail of Sh500,000.

The lawyer was charged with obtaining Sh26 million from a client by pretending that he would defend her in a non-existent civil case.

He is alleged to have obtained the money from Marianne Kamau on dates between February 1, 2022 and July 30, 2023, with intent to defraud.

It is alleged that he committed the offence jointly with others not before court, at an unknown place in the country.

The prosecution alleged that Chege told Kamau that he would conduct a civil case at Milimani law courts on her behalf.

The fees were allegedly meant for filing the case but it turned out to be non-existent.

Chege is also accused of conspiring to defraud Kamau of Sh26 million.

It is alleged that he committed the offence with another person who is yet to be charged.

The court delivered the ruling after receiving the pre-bail report and hearing objections from the prosecution, opposing his release on grounds that he had two other pending criminal cases.

He was serving at a law firm associated with lawyer Cecil Miller.

Chege had pleaded with the court to be freed on lenient bail terms saying he has been ailing and is currently undergoing medication at Mbagathi hospital.

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