Two charged with obtaining 3.9 million in fake KEMSA drug tender

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Two businessmen have been charged with obtaining Sh 3.9 million pretending they were in a position to secure a tender to supply drugs yo KEMSA.

George Ochieng Gojah and Joshua Mugiza Asaya alias Gabriel Asaya are accused of obtaining the money from Dominic Ongai Oloo by falsely pretending they were in a position to secure him a tender to supply Lucentis Norvatis drugs to Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) a fact they knew to be false.

The accused persons are also charged with conspiring to defraud Oloo the Sh 3. 9 million.

The two are alleged to have committed the offence between 20th May and 27th August 2020 along Mombasa Road in Nairobi, jointly with others not before court, with intent to defraud.

They denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku and were granted a bond of Sh 1 million and one surety of a similar amoumt or alternative cash bail of Sh 500,000 each. The case will be mentioned on 30th November 2020.