Man accused of stealing Parliament CCTV switches worth Sh190K charged

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• He is alleged to have committed the offence on April 23 at around 1830hrs at the parliament of Kenya along Parliament Road.

 

Kevin Mwamiri Mang'are before magistrate Gilbert Shikwe at Milimani Law Courts on July 10, 2024.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

A man alleged to have broken into Parliament has been charged with stealing CCTV switches worth Sh890,000.

Kevin Mwamiri Mang'are was accused that he broke into the basement No. 2 area of the main Parliament building during which he allegedly committed the offence.

He is said to have stolen two CCTV switches make CISCO,  valued at Sh890,000 and the property of Maga security solution company.

He is alleged to have committed the offence on April 23 at around 1830hrs at the parliament of Kenya along Parliament Road.

Mwamiri faced a second count that on May 20 at around 18 hours at Parliament, he broke and stole the CCTV switches belonging to Maga security solution company.

The accused was also charged with stealing a CCTV switch valued at Sh445,000 on June 24, at the Parliament of Kenya.

Mwamiri was also charged with two more counts of charges and an alternative count of handling goods believed to be stolen.

He denied the charges before Milimani senior Principal magistrate Gilbert Shikwe and pleaded for lenient bond terms.

He was released on a cash bail of Sh200,000 or a bond of Sh500,000.

The case will be mentioned after two weeks.

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Kevin Mwamiri Mang'are before magistrate Gilbert Shikwe at Milimani Law Courts on July 10, 2024.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY
Kevin Mwamiri Mang'are before magistrate Gilbert Shikwe at Milimani Law Courts on July 10, 2024.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY