Congolese fraudster spends better part of Valentines in three courts, hearing dates set for May

Congolese international Andre Kongolo Tshikunga who is charged with several counts of fraud, appeared before three Magistrates on Valentine day to confirm receiving documents from the state to enable him prepare for the trial.
While appearing before Chief Magistrate Susan Shitubi, the suspect confirmed receiving documents and a hearing date was set for May this year.
At court one Chief Magistrate Micheni Wendy directed the accused to attend trial in April and before Senior Principal Magistrate Bernard Ochoi gave a mention date in two weeks to confirm the hearing dates in early April.
All the three Magistrates stressed that the amount involved in the ongoing criminal matter is huge sums of money and the complainants were foreigners hence need to fast track the trial to enable both parties get Justice.
The accused was charged with obtaining Sh 577 million from a Japan businessman pretending to be in a position to sell to the complainant 200 kilograms of gold.
He was freed on a bond of Sh 10 millon for defrauding a Ukrainian national investor Ksh 120 million pretending he would sell him gold on top of the 50 million in a separate charge.
Andre Kongolo also obtained from Nashmoto Masaaki USD 5,772,717 equivalent to Ksh
577,271,700 by falsely pretending that he was in a position to sell him 200 kilograms of gold.
Within Nairobi County Kenya, the accused with others not before the court at the office of Afrisolutions Company Limited Kaptei road Kileleshwa obtained a total cash in Us dollars 1,059,000.
The huge sums of money obtained were from the complainant Kovalenko Hennadii a Ukrainian pretending that he was in a position to sell him Gold.
Kongolo was charged with another trader for defrauding Ibragim Kostostoeb Kostoev of 200 kilograms of gold worth Sh 56 million at Swiss port office in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) Nairobi.

MG Team

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