The businessman was also charged with issuing a bad cheque in favour of the complainant Vijay Morjaria.
Patel was charged that on 31st December 2017 at Lusaka Road in Industrial area within Nairobi, he issued the complainant with a Sh 52 million cheque on his African Banking Corporation Bank account knowing it had insufficient funds.
The prosecution confirmed to the court that the accused person has been unwell and that is why he unable to appear before court on Monday 5th March to answer to the charges.
The court had that the accused was accompanied to court this morning from the hospital by the investigating officer.
The accused denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi and was released on a bond of Sh.2million and one surety of the same amount or a cash bail of Sh 500,000.
The case will be mentioned on 18th March and will be heard on 4th April 2018.
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