Company Director charged with Sh 10M theft.

A Company director has been charged at Milimani Law Courts with Sh 10M theft.

Abdighani Abdirhaman Abdi appeared before magistrate Wendy Micheni and denied several counts of stealing and forgery against the law.

The court was informed that on November 3, 2021 and August 31, 2022 at Diamond Trust Bank Koinange branch in Nairobi, being a director of Sunspot Petroleum Limited stole Sh 10,248,592 the property of the said sunspot petroleum limited which into his possession by virtual of his directorship.

Abdirhaman was also charged with forgery against the law.

The court was informed that on October 12, 2020 at unknown place within the republic of Kenya, jointly with others not before the court with intent to defraud, forged a resolution of board of directors meeting of sunspot petroleum Limited held on October 12, 2020 purporting it to a genuine board meeting resolution of directors of Sunspot Petroleum Limited endorsed and signed by Hafsa Bulhan Hussein a director the said Company.

In the third Count, the director was charged at unknown place within the republic of Kenya, jointly with others not before court, jointly with others not before court, and with intent to defraud forged a registrar of companies Notice of Directors Particulars purporting it to be a genuine notice of Change of directors particulars lodged and signed by Hafsa Bulhan Hussein a director of Sunspot Petroleum Limited.

On or before February 8, 2021 at unknown place, he forged a resignation as a director/shareholder of a company letter dated February 8, 2021 purporting it to a genuine and valid letter of resignation as a director /chare holder written and signed by Hafsa Bulhan Hussein.

He was also charged with forging a statutory declaration of affidavit purporting it to be a genuine and valid statutory declaration of an affidavit for change of email address sworn and signed by Hafsa Bulhan Hussein before Samuel O. Makori advocates and Commissioners for Oaths.

The director finally charged that on or before February 8, 2021 at unknown place within the republic of Kenya, jointly with others not before court, with intent to defraud, forged a statutory declaration of affidavit, purporting it to be a genuine and valid statutory declaration of affidavit for forfeiture of 500 Company shares, sworn and signed by Hafsa BEFORE Samuel Makori an advocate and commissioner for Oaths.

The lawyer for complainant Solomon Olonde Kepher, the complainant said that the accused is threatening the accused.

Lawyer Solomon Olonde acting for the complainant.

“If released, the accused may flee to Somalia and has no known place of abode, “added Olonde.

The court was also informed that the accused will interfere with witnesses because the complainants are his relatives who are brothers and sister-in law.

The accused pleaded with the court to be released on bail saying he is not a flight risk.

He was remanded at kileleshwa police station police station.

The matter will be mentioned on November 10, 2022.

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