Two security guards working at the Thwake Multipurpose dam construction site accused of stealing property worth over Sh 25 million belonging to China Gezhouba Group Company Limited (CGGC) were arraigned yesterday in Makueni Court.
Appearing before Chief Resident Magistrate James Mwaniki on Tuesday, Jones Waisero and Stephen Kamau pleaded not guilty for stealing Motor vehicle spare parts accessories, 260 pieces of drill bits’ accessories for drilling machines, 63 pieces of hammers and 74 pieces of injector from CGGC project site warehouse.
The duo with others who were not present before the court jointly broke and entered the warehouse of the company within the construction project site in Makueni County on diverse dates between September 10th 2021 and February 2nd 2022.
According to the Court file presented by the police, the CCTV footage dated December 16th 2021 show the accused entering the main gate to the warehouse in the night and tilted the Camera that was inside the warehouse in order to hide their identities and the activity of stealing.
The further revealed that the accused guards were on a night shift duty during the fateful day. Both Waisero and Kamau were arrested on February 3 and 10 respectively. The case will be mention on August 25th
CGGC is currently constructing Thwake Multi-purpose dam in Makueni County.