Church leader in court over Sh36 million in fake currency
A church leader has been charged with being in possession of fake currency totaling Sh36 million.
Bernard Maina Mwangi, the Secretary-General of AIPCA churches in Kenya, was charged with being in possession of fake US Dollars totalling 365,000 and fake Ksh 96,000 in 1000 denomination notes.
Milimani senior resident magistrate Carolyne Muthoni Njagi heard that the accused was found with fake currency in his car while driving along Kiambu road.
“You are charged that on March 10, 2022, along Kiambu road, within Nairobi County with intent to deceive forged 100US dollars purporting to be bills of exchange,” the accused was informed by the court.
Further, he was charged with being in possession of fake 1000 notes in Kenya shillings totalling Sh96,000 contrary to the law.
He denied the charges.
The magistrate released the accused on a cash ail of Sh 100,000.