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Taxify driver charged with stealing from passengers

By MAUREEN KAKAH September 25th, 2018 1 min read

A cab driver was on Monday charged at the Milimani Law court with stealing from his passengers.

Taxify driver Daniel Ngigi Kimani was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Francis Andai where he denied two counts of the offense of stealing and one of handling stolen goods.

The accused allegedly stole a Samsung S7 edge mobile phone valued at Sh 95,000, a handbag worth Sh 45,000, FEDI sunglasses which cost Sh 700 and cash money in USD 3,000 nearly four months ago.

He is also accused of stealing personal documents valued at Sh 140,000 and USD 3,700.

The said items were allegedly stolen,on May 6 at Dennis Prit road, Nairobi’s Kilimani area while driving his Taxify cab registration number KCG 336T Toyota RACTIS.

The items belonged to a woman who owns a chain of fast-food restaurants christened Kikwetu within the city, Ms Zena Nyambu.

In the second count of stealing, the accused person allegedly used another Taxify Cab whose registration number is KCR 167B Toyota Vitz to steal two HP screens worth Sh 30,000 from a Mr Ayman Ghaleb of Big fresh butchery, on September 7.

He was found with the two screens on September 21 at Kileleshwa and was taken into custody..