by Prudence Wanza
A woman has been charged with obtaining goods by false pretences. It is alleged that between 31st May, 2019 and 3rd June, 2019 at Kiza restaurant and lounge in Kilimani area with others not before she obtained drinks from Acorn limited worth Sh. 6.7m.
The accused, Sheila Wangamwa Macharia is accused that with others not before court with intend to defraud obtained from Acorn limited 30 crates of tusker lager, 30 crates of white cap lager, 20 crates of pilsner lager, 10 crates of Heineken, 10 crates of Tuborg, 10 crates of black label, 10 crates of jack daniels, 5 crates of Jameson irish, 5 crates of Jameson black barrel, 14 crates of baileys, 10 crates of red bulls, 20 crates 0f still water, 30 crates of assorted soda and empty crates all valued at Sh. 6,718,800 by falsely pretending she was in a position to pay a fact she knew to be false.
The accused also faces counts of making documents without authority. She is alleged to have made bankers cheques from NIC bank and Barclays bank with intent to defraud and purpoting the cheques to be genuine from the said banks.
She denied the charges before Senior Resident Magistrate ,Zainab Abdul, at the milimani law courts.
The magistrate ruled that she be released on a bond of Sh. 1m or an alternative cashbail of Sh. 300.
The hearing of the case will be on 17th July, 2019 and the mention on 2nd July, 2019.