Man charged with obtaining Sh 10M by false pretences

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A man has been charged in Nairobi with obtaining Sh 10 million by false pretenses.

Charles Ondieki Nyabuto is accused of obtaining the money from the complainant Maurice Owiti by falsely pretending that he was in a position to clear containers for him from the port of Mogadishu.

Ondieki is alleged to have committed the offence between 27th March and 1st April 2019.

He denied the charges before Principal Magistrate Hellen Onkwani and was granted a cash bail of Sh 1.5 million.

The magistrate directed that case be mentioned on 17th July and heard on 12th August 2019.