Diamond trust bank Bank Manager risks being jailed after one of the Dusit D2 prime suspects withdrew over sh400,000 in one of the banks.
Sophia Mbogo, a Manager in the Eastleigh branch is now on the spot in the Dusit terror attack after a prime suspect withdrew the money several times in a single day just weeks before the attack.
According to Court documents Hassan Abdi Nur withdrew over Sh400,000 13 times in a span of 10 minutes on 4th January .
Mbogo is further accused of failing to report withdrawal of huge sums of money from the branch in line with CBK regulations.
The State led by assistant DPP Duncan Ondimu, want the Court to grant them 30 days to detain her and five others suspects pending completion of investigations.
However, in a response filed on Thursday by Mbogo, she says that she was executing her mandate as an employee of the bank where the institution acts a Super Agent tasked with providing float to Safaricom Mpesa Agents.
“I do not know the accused personally nor do i have any professional dealings with them neither do they operate any accounts with the institution. “she adds.
She insists that she is an innocent bystander in the criminal inquiry and has no previous criminal record.
Mbogo is opposing an application by the DPP to have her detained.
The Court will rule on the matter this Friday.
The agents received the cash that was later withdrawn at the Diamond Trust Bank, Eastleigh branch before it was later wired to Somalia.
Today an Insurance Agent Zipporah Karanja was detained for 15 days for allegedly for procuring insurance for 2 vehicles used by to Dusit slain terror attacker Ali Salim Gichunge.
According to investigators she did so without following the insurance policy guidelines insured two vehicles belonging to Gichunge.
The suspect who was arrested in Kamulu will be detained in police custody for fifteen days till preliminary investigations are completed.
Wambui was arraigned before Senior Magistrate Martha Mutuku on Thursday.