Man charged in court for obtaining fertilizer worth Sh.11m by false pretences

BY PRUDENCE WANZA – A man has been charged in court for obtaining fertilizer worth Sh.11million from Mea fertilizer along Kenyatta avenue in Nairobi.

He is alleged to have committed the offence between 20th February,2015 and 25th February,2016 at Mea fertilizer where he obtained assorted brands of fertilizer valued at Sh.11,915,920 from Francis Muhoro Munyi of Mea Limited by falsely pretending that he was in a position to pay for the fertilizer.
He also faces charges of issuing bad cheques of Sh.785,000 and Sh.715,000 drawn from Diamond Trust Bank, Busia branch to Francis Muhoro with knowledge that the accounts had insufficient funds with the intention to defraud.
The accused,Napoleon Wakukha Murende denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku .
He was released on Sh.2m bond and an alternative cash bail of Sh.1m.
The case will be heard on 25th June,2019