Court stays criminal proceedings against tycoon Mohan Galot and his wife


The trial court has stayed the proceedings of a forgery case against businessman Mohan Galot and his wife.

Trial magistrate Francis Andayi stayed the proceedings pending the hearing and determination of a petition at the high court.

Galot who is charged alongside his wife Santosh Galot faces another criminal case in another court which is set for a mention in January.

In the ongoing matter, the businessman is charged with unlawfully making a false document namely a notification of change of directors and secretaries of King Woolen Mills Limited Company in 2002.

He faces a charge of giving false information to a person employed in the public service to wit the Registrar of companies.

He is also alleged to have made a document without authority namely Annual Return for the year 2006 of the same company purporting to be genuine and made by the directors of King Woolen.

Galot is accused of committing the offense on 18th May 2007.

The tycoon faces another charge of giving false information to the registration of companies to wit annual return for 2004 of Mohan Meakin Kenya Limited.

He also faces several other counts of uttering false documents and making documents without authority.

Galot’s nephews, Pravin and Rajesh Galot, who are the complaints in most of the cases have been fighting over the shareholding and directorship of the Galot Industries.