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Wanjigi To Face Land Fraud Charges



Court has issued a warrant of arrest against Jimi Wanjigi and sent summons to his wife Irene Nzisa Wanjigi and 6 others to appear in court to face Ksh56M land fraud charges.

Chief Inspector Maloba attached to DCI headquarters has told Senior Principal Magistrate Bernard Ochoi that Wajingi and his wife Irene Nzisa evaded arrest since yesterday at 2:30 pm and locked themselves inside a house where the police have been trying to apprehend them.

According to the charge sheet, they are all charged with land fraud in six counts ranging from obtaining money by false pretences, uttering forged documents, procuring the execution of a company by false pretences, forgery of deed plans and forgery of grant contrary to the law.

“You are charged that on June 21st 2018 at Nairobi City centre within Nairobi City centre jointly with intent to defraud obtained Ksh56M from Kenroid Limited by falsely pretending that you were in a position to sell IR.NO.658000 LR.1870/11/200 deed plan No.175145 measuring 0.3314 ha registered to Auream Limited,” the charge sheet read in part.

On the first count, Wanjigi, his wife and the six others are alleged to have committed a land fraud offence on diverse dates between April 9, 2010, and June 5, 2018, at an unknown place within the Republic of Kenya.

He is alleged to have conspired to forge a title deed for land registered as IR 65800 LR.NO.1870/11/200 deed plan No.175145 dated July 20 1993 under the name of Horizon hills limited.

The other suspects are Himanshu Velji Dodhia alias Himanshu Velji, Premchard Dodhia, Kameez Noorani, Mohammed Hussein Noorani , Mohamed Hussanali, Kairu Augustine Thuo and John Nyanjua Njenga.

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