A businessman in his 40s was arraigned before Nairobi’s Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo Micheni and charged with obtaining money by false pretense contrary to section 313 of the penal code.
Issadin Gabane Mohamed pleaded not guilty one count of obtaining money by false pretenses and was freed on a bond of 3 million surety of the same or pay a cash bail of one million Kenya shillings, plus one contact person pending trial.
State through Anderson Gikunda informed the court that the accused with intend to defraud unlawfully obtained 30, 450, 000 million from a business lady Jacqueline Christy Akinyi Kinywa on 23rd and 25th of January year 2022.
The accused falsely pretended that he was in a position to supply her with 6000×50 kilograms of sugar , a fact the accused knew was false . Issadin Gabane Mohamed is the sole director of his company Mohamed logistics.
The complainant also filed a suit before a civil court seeking for refund of her money that she acquired through a loan.
The accused was arrested on 31st of June and detained at Muthaiga Police later freed on a police bond of 500,000 where the cash bail was extended four times ,and failed to appear in court after the court was informed that he was unwell.
Issadin Gabane Mohamed will appear Wednesday 21st September before court four for a pretrial.
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