Two Nigerian students charged with conspiracy to steal Sh36 million from Post Bank

They denied the charges [Photo: Courtesy]

Two students from United States International University (USIU) have been charged with conspiring to steal over Sh36 million from Post office savings bank.

Adebowale Oluwafemi Imoleayo and Uduebor Uche Folorunsho, both Nigerians, have been jointly accused with Abby Hussein Omari Kajuna (Tanzanian) Victor Bwire Ojiambo (Kenyan), and others not before the court of conspiring to steal Sh36,454,935.96 on diverse dates between June 2018 and July 15, 2018 from Kenya Post Office Savings Bank.

They faced a second count that between June 1 and July 15, 2018 while in Kenya, Russia, United Arab Emirates, India, Czech Republic, Germany and United Kingdom jointly with others not before court, they fraudulently and with intent to steal altered data in a Post bank computer.

The court heard that they did it by altering 27 clients’ accounts thereby causing loss to Post Bank amounting to Sh36,454,935.96.

The two denied the charges. The court will rule on the bond application on October 15, 2018.

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