Businessman charged with land fraud

Milimani Law Courts, Nairobi.

A businessman has been charged with land fraud after allegedly forging registration documents.


Fredrick Kimemia Kimani is accused of conspiring to defraud Peter David Leparakwo his land registered as IR 152577 LR 24968/2 by falsely pretending that the said land is registered to Cirtex Kenya Limited where he purported to be the director.


Kimani is alleged to have committed the offence on or before 25th August 2016 at Ardhi House land registry in Nairobi, jointly with others not before court, with intent to defraud.


The accused is also charged with forging and allotment letter dated 1st August 2000 purporting it to be a genuine letter issued to Cortex Kenya Limited.


Further, Kimani is charged with forging a deed plan dated 12th August 2016 purporting it to be a genuine plan issued by the Ministry of lands to Cortex.


In addition, the accused is charged with forging a lease and a certificate of title deed for the said land.


The accused is also charged with obtaining registration of land by false pretences.


The court heard that Kimani procured a certificate of registration of title deed dated 25th August 2016 in the name of Cirtex by pretending that it was a genuine and valid certificate.


He denied the charges and was released onĀ  cash bail.