Three charged with defrauding Sh 2.3M in fake borehole tender

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The directors of Chatter Africa Limited have been charged conspiracy to defraud a businessman Sh 2.3 million in fake tender deal.

Chrispinus Simiyu Barasa, Victor Kasembeli Barasa and Andrew Wakoli Barasa are accused of conspiring jointly with another not before court to defraud Kelvin Kuteli Wambulwa the money by falsely pretending that their company Charter Africa Limited, had won a tender to supply borehole bearings to Mesut Logistic company.

The three also face another charge of obtaining the Sh 2.3 million by false pretenses.

The accused are alleged to have committed the offense between 5th March and 1st April 2020 in Nairobi.

They all denied the charges before Senior Principal Magistrate Kenneth Cheruiyot and were released on a cash bail of 200,000.