Man charged with Sh 11 million fraud in fake KRA, KMTC and Supreme Court tenders

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Douglas Juma Onduso at Milimani Law Courts where he denied obtaining Sh 11 million by pretending to have won tenders from KRA, KMTC and the Supreme Court. PHOTO/Sam Alfan

A man has been charged with defrauding a businessman Sh 11 million by purporting to have won tenders with Kenya Revenue Authority, Kenya Medical Training College and the Supreme Court.

Douglas Juma Onduso is accused of obtaining Sh 6,504,252.25 from Michael Maeri by falsely pretending he had won a tender from Kenya Revenue Authority hence money needed to facilitate the supply, a fact he knew was false.

Onduso is alleged to have committed the offence on diverse dates between 18th September and 25th December 2021 within Nairobi County, with intent to defraud.

The accused is also charged with obtaining Sh 3,690,000 from Maeri by falsely pretending he had won a tender from Kenya Medical Training College. He also allegedly obtained Sh 1,354,291.81 from Maeri by falsely pretending he had won a tender from the Supreme Court of Kenya and money was needed to facilitate the supplies.

In addition, Onduso is charged with forging KRA, KMTC and Supreme Court of Kenya purchase order purporting them to be genuine LPOs. 

He denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo and was released on a bond of Sh 3 million.