Zealous Adventures Director Charged with obtaining money by false pretenses

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Zealous Adventure Director Stanley Kinyanjui Njuguna before a Milimani Law court where he was charged

Zealous Adventure Director has been arraigned in court and charged with obtaining money by false pretenses and issuing bad cheques.

Stanley Kinyanjui Njuguna was charged with obtaining millions of shillings from Vijaykumar Pasupulati Bihmrao of Profresh Limited by falsely pretending that he was in a position to import a major vehicle make Toyota land cruiser Prado from Japan, a fact he knew to be false.

Njuguna is alleged to have committed the offence on August 23rd 2016 at CFC Stanbic bank upper hill branch within Nairobi County.

The accused was also charged with issuing several CFC Stanbic Bank bad cheques dated November 16th 2016.

The businessman is said to have issued the said chaques several worth Sh900, 000 and Sh200, 000 drawn in favor of Profresh Limited knowing that he had instructed the said CFC Stanbic bank not to honor the said cheques.

Njuguna is alleged to have committed the offenses on October 26th at Sankara shell petrol station in Westlands Nairobi County being the director of Zealous Adventures.

The accused denied all eleven counts before Senior Principal Magistrate Kennedy Cheruiyot.

The accused, through his lawyer, told the court that the cheques were post-dated and that is why they were issued at the same place.

He added that the incident took place in 2016 as per the charge sheet and there has been communication between parties.

The magistrate released him on a bond of Sh 1 million and one surety of the same amount or a cash bail of Sh100, 000

The case will be mentioned on June 13th 2017.