A 22-year-old lady was final week Friday charged for allegedly drugging her husband and robbing him of Sh240,000.
Ms Caroline Wangui Wanjiku was charged alongside her uncle Peter Kariuki Mwaura and her aunt Esther Wambui with conspiracy to commit a felony opposite to Part 393 of the Penal Code.
The three have been accused of collectively colluding to steal the cash from Francis Macharia Ndung’u in Kayole in Nairobi on February 21, 2023.
The courtroom heard that on the evening of February 20, Ndung’u and Wanjiku have been at their rental home the place that they had a quick squabble over alleged infidelity.
They retired to mattress earlier than the complainant wakened the next day and located his spouse had left, forsaking their little one and a home assist.
Ndung’u tried to name Wanjiku however she didn’t choose up his calls. He checked his M-Pesa account and located Sh240,000 had been transferred to his spouse’s cellphone quantity.
The complainant sought medical help and reported the matter on the Kayole police station.
Throughout investigations, law enforcement officials established that Wanjiku had transferred the money to herself. She then despatched among the cash to her aunt Wambui who transferred the money to her husband Mr Mwaura.
Police additional established that Mwaura withdrew the money at a hospital and deposited the identical to Wanjiku’s checking account on February 21.
Detectives traced and arrested the trio earlier than presenting them earlier than Senior Principal Justice of the Peace Mary Njagi of the Makadara Legislation Courts.
Wanjiku was solely charged with drugging so as to commit a felony the place she is accused of administering a drug to Ndung’u.
Within the third rely, the trio was charged with collectively stealing from Ndung’u opposite to Part 268 of the Penal Code as learn along with Part 275 of the Prison Process Code.
All of them denied the costs, with Wanjiku telling the courtroom that the complainant is her husband and there was a risk of settling the matter out of courtroom.
Justice of the Peace Njagi launched them on a bond of Sh120,000 with a surety of an identical quantity and an alternate money bail of Sh100,000 every.
The matter will likely be talked about on Could 9 whereas the listening to was scheduled for October 24.