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Lawyer Evans Asuga Allegedly Steals Sh6M Clients Money



An advocate of the high court was Thursday arraigned before a Nairobi court for swindling his client of monies awarded as compensation.

Appearing before senior resident magistrate Zainab Abdul, Evans Asuga faced charges of stealing by agent contrary to section 283(c) of the penal code.

According to court documents, Asuga had on diverse dates between 17th October 2019 and 5th February this year, pocketed 5,858,080 shillings, monies that were meant for Misheck Mokua Saboke.

The money was an award for a court of appeal ruling against national water conservation and pipeline corporation in civil appeal number 214/2015.

The money was allegedly wired to Ongicho and Ongicho & company at Equity bank through account number 1290278962165.

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He denied the charges and was released on a cash bail of 200,000 shillings with an alternative bond of 1 million shillings.

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The matter will come up for mention on November 26, 2020.

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