Ruling on stay of criminal proceedings against Mohan Galot, his wife pushed

Tycoon Mohan Galot and his wife before a Nairobi Chief Magistrate's court. Photo/file

The ruling on the stay of a criminal proceedings against tycoon Mohan Galot and his wife Santosh Galot been pushed to a further date

This is after trial magistrate Francis Andayi informed the parties that he yet to finish writing the ruling and therefore directed they come back on 14th December.

Through lawyers Stanley Kangahi and Wandugi Kirathe, the accused persons want the charges against them suspended pending the outcome of a cive case at the High Court.

The High Court matter is in regard to the dispute of the shareholding and ownership of the Galot companies.

The Galot have been in dispute for years over the control of the multi-billion company.

In the criminal proceedings, the complainants term themselves as the directors of the Galot Industries, information which is greatly opposed by the applicants.

The complainants are their nephews, Pravin and Rajesh Galot who are accused of trying to take over the company.

Mohan Galot argues that the criminal case was necessitated by push and malice and the investigative and prosecuting officers in collussion with his accusers. According to him, the intention is to frustrate the ownership of the company.

This, they say is to extort, defraud and blackmail him.

“In the clarity of the High Court matter, the Attorney General has since filed his final report with all supporting documents revealing that the two adversary parties have fraudulently made themselves directors of the complainant company.

The companies include Manchester Outfitters limited, Galot Industries Limited, Galot Limited, King Woolen Mills limited and Mohan Meakin (K) Limited.

Galot accuses the brothers of filing application after application to frustrate the high court matter.

His nephew accuse him of company forging documents.