A Cameroonian national arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has been charged with Sh 53.8 million gold scam.
Annourar Mohamed Sadare who was allegedly trying to flee the country is accused of obtaining from Ishmail Kolawole Adesina USD 434,100 (Appr. Sh 53,828,400) by falsely pretending that a Kenya Airway bill No. 706APX00129257 for export of 33 kgs of gold from Kenya to Dubai by Miles Outlets Limited to Adesina was genuine, a fact you knew to be false.
Sadare is alleged to have committed the offence on diverse dates between 23rd March and 18 December 2022 in various places within the Republic of Kenya and outside the jurisdiction jointly with others before court, with intent to defraud.
The accused is also charged with conspiracy to defraud Adesina the said money, and uttering a forged Kenya Airways Airway Bill to Kolawole purporting it to be a genuine document issued by Kenya Airways for shipment of 33 kgs of gold from Kenya to Dubai by Miles Outlets.
In addition, Sadare is accused that on or about the 3rd day of October 2022 at Hurlingham in Kilimani, Nairobi, knowingly and fraudulently uttered a forged National Bank of Kenya transaction receipts No. D 9817401 dated 3/10/2022 to Adesina purporting it to be a genuine document issued by the National Bank of Kenya for a cash deposit of 74,240 USD by Miles Outlets Limited to KRA as Government tax.
Sadare denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Lukas Onyina.
The prosecution opposed his release on bail and requested the matter to be consolidated with another similar case already before court.