Father to PrideInn Hotel CEO charged with malicious damage week after son is charged

PrideInn Hotel Chairman Mohamed Shabbir Kassam before CM Martha Mutuku where he denied charges of malicious damage and stealing. Photo/credit

The father to PrideInn Hotel CEO Hasnain Shabbir Nooran has been charged with malicious damage and stealing by tenant properties worth Sh 36 million just a week after his son was charged with similar offences.

Mohamed Shabbir Kassim is accused of wilfully and unlawfully destroying the building where the hotel stands, the property of Imran Abdul Salaam.

Kassim is alleged to have committed the offence on diverse dates 1st May and 1st July 2020 at Pride Inn Hotel, Raphta Road in Westlands within Nairobi County, jointly with others not before court.

The accused is also facing a charge of stealing CCTVs, door locks, seven room equipment and fittings valued Sh 36, 668, 880.

Kassim denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku and released on a cash bail of Sh1 million.