A director with a private company has been charged before a Nairobi court with obtaining Sh 1.7 million by false pretense.
Docgrand Anjelma Enterprises Limited has been charged before a Nairobi with obtaining 1.7 million.
Grace Atieno Odongo a director of Docgrand Anjelma Enterprises Limited appeared before Milimani Senior principal magistrate Kennedy Cheriuyot and denied the fraud charge.
The charge against Atieno states that on January 17 last year in Nairobi Central Business District being the sole director of Docgrand Anjelma Enterprises Limited with intent to defraud Eighty (80) Computers Tuners model 201A valued at Sh 1,752,413.80 from Maryida Atieno Aboka.
Prosecution alleges that the accused person falsely pretended that once the goods are delivered and payment made by the ministry of Foreign affairs she will pay Maryida Atieno Aboka a fact she knew was false.
The magistrate directed that she retains her anticipatory bail of 50,000 as cash bail.
The complaint reported the matter to central police that during the month of July last year she was contracted by Grace Atieno the director of Docgrand Anjelma Enterprises.
She wanted to supply printing machine toners and cartridges to the ministry of foreign affairs and she was to be paid a total of shillings 1,752,413 after supply of the said materials.
The complaint never received any payment. Efforts to trace Grace Atieno proved to be futile.
Grace had obtained an order from the high court suspending her from being charged pending hearing and determination of her application.
However, her application was dismissed and was ordered to appear before chief magistrate court to face charges brought against her.
“Since the said investigations have been completed the ordered stayed for this application have been spent and file closed,” ruled high court.
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