Businesswoman charged with issuing bad cheques of 18M


A businesswoman has been charged with issuing bad cheques with an estimated total of Sh 10 million.

Emar Waithera Mwangi is accused of issuing the said cheques of amounts ranging between Sh400,000 and Sh 999,999 to Sedco consultants limited from her company Emarilly Investments limited accounts held at NIC bank and Uwezo Microfinance bank.

The accused is alleged to have committed the offence between 9th September 2017 and 19th December 2018 knowing that the accounts had insufficient funds.

Some of the cheques were issued to Deluxe Motors Limited by the accused on behalf of Sedco Consultants.

Waithera is alleged to committed the offences with intent to defraud.

She denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi who granted her a bond of Sh 200,000.
The case will be heard on 17th September.