A Chad national has been charged with defrauding COMESA Board Danson Mungatana of Sh76 million on the pretext that he would invest the cash in the oil industry.
Abdoulaye Tamba Kouro is charged with obtaining Sh 76 million from Mungatana by falsely pretending that he was in a position to invest for him in oil industry, a fact he knew to be false.
Kuoro is said to have committed this offense on diverse dates between 20th April 2011 and 29th April 2013 at Hurlingham in Nairobi jointly with others not before court.
Kouro was also charged with obtaining Sh700, 000 from businessman Makau Muteke by falsely pretending he would invest for him in an undisclosed business.
Prosecution further accused him with being in possession of papers intended to resemble and pass as currency notes knowing them to be forged.
He pleaded not guilty before Nairobi Chief Magistrate Court Francis Andayi.
He was released on Sh5 million bond and alternative cash bail of Sh 3 million.
The case will be heard on November 29 this year.
Yesterday lawyer Mungatana declare a legal battle with publication owned by local media company saying he will file a defamation suit following the recent publication which claimed he was conned by some West Africans – who had promised to multiply his loot to a billion.
Speaking to press in one of the hotel,Mungatana says he was defrauded by Abdalla Tamba and two accused who are in custody in a fuel Business and not as it was published by the weekly paper.