Man in court for trying to defraud land worth 30 million


A man has been charged with obtaining millions and land registration by false pretenses in Nairobi.

Harrison Kabiru Mugo was charged with conspiracy to defraud Tesfagaber  Kasete Tesfamariam Sh 3,000,000 by falsely pretending that he was in a position to sell him a piece of land (NO. Nairobi Block 122/134) measuring approximately 0.199 hectares located at Kasarani, Naiobi.

Mugo is alleged to have committed the offence of unknown dates within the republic of Kenya, jointly with others not before court.

He is also accused of obtaining land registration by false pretense on 12th October 2016 with intent to defraud.

The accused is said to have obtained the registration of the said land owned by Ernest Njuguna Mwangi and valued at Sh 30 million in his name by pretending that the land was duly transferred to him the owner, a fact he knew to be false.

Mugo was further charged with obtaining money by false pretenses. He accused of obtaining Sh 3 million from Kasete by pretending he was in a position to sell him the land in the name of Harrison Kabiru Mugo. He is alleged to have committed the offence on 26th January 2018 in Nairobi.

The accused was further charged with making a fake confirmation letter without authority purporting it to be a genuine document signed by officials of city chicken and eggs dealers co-operative society limited, a fact he knew to be false.

Lastly, Mugo was charged with making a fake sale agreement dated 10th September 2015 purporting it to be genuine and signed by the owner of the land Ernest Njuguna  Mwangi with intent to defraud him.

The accused denied the charges before Milimani Law Courts Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi who granted him a bond of Sh 3 million and alternative cash bail of  Sh 2 million.

The case will be mentioned on 23rd of this month.