A woman has been arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts for allegedly spiking a man’s drink in Umoja estate, Nairobi and robbing him of Ksh.1.1 million.
Appearing before Chief Magistrate Weddy kangendo, Caroline Njeri Muchiri was charged that on May 29, 2021, she administered a stupefying chemical substance known as Salicylates poisoning (APYCY) on Bernard Cheruiyot Chirchir at Rystas Guest house in Umoja Estate with an intent to steal from him.
The court heard that the woman also unlawfully transferred money amounting to Ksh. Ksh 1,126,200 from Cheruiyot’s Equity bank and National bank accounts into her several bank accounts and M-pesa accounts.
According to the prosecution, the court heard that Njeri's co-accused accomplice was earlier charged with conspiracy to stupefy in order to steal the same complaint as his property.
Njeri who was busted with a pack containing the one -milligram tablets of Salicylates, was also said to have stolen Cheruiyot's Huawei mobile phone and ATM cards.
She was released on a cash bail of Ksh 300,000 or an alternative bond of Ksh 1 million and the case will be consolidated with that of her co-accused on August 17, 2022.
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