Car dealer charged after failing to deliver a V8


A car dealer has been charged before a Nairobi court with obtaining Sh 5 million pretending to be in a position to import a Toyota land cruiser V8.

Jefferson Mugambi Marete is accused of obtaining the money from Richard Alfred Gitonga Wagichung’e  on diverse dates between 30th October 2018 and 12th February 2019 at Nairobi Central Business within Nairobi County

The accused is alleged to have pretended to be in a position to import the said vehicle on behalf of Wagichung’e, a fact he knew to be false.

He denied the charge before Resident Magistrate Jackline Kamau and was granted a bond of Sh 1 million with alternative cash bail of Sh 500,000.