A Congolese national has been charged with obtaining over Sh100 million in fake gold scam business.
Andre Kongolo Tshikunga, who was arrested early this year, is accused with others not before the court of obtaining US dollars 1,059,000 at the office of Afrisolutions Company Limited at Kilimani.
Appearing before Nairobi’s Senior Principal Magistrate Bernard Ochoi, Kongolo pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Prosecution requested the Court to deny the accused bond noting that the accused is a flight risk.
He also informed the court that the accused is a holder of two passport dual citizen and therefore will abscond the trial if released on bond .
Tshikunga has a dual citizenship of DRC and Kenya.
The Magistrate will deliver a ruling on Monday at noon whether the accused will be released on bond.
The State Prosecution has lined up several witnesses to testify against the accused.
According to charge sheet presented in the court, the accused obtained money from Kovalenko Hennadii an Ukrainian pretending that he was in a position to sell him gold.