COURT ORDERS BUSINESSMAN TO SURRENDER ILLEGALLY ACQUIRED PROPERTY TO DCI WITHIN 7 DAYS.

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Businessman Joseph Wanjohi with his wife Jane Wambui Wanjiku before a Kibera court./FILE PHOTO.

BY NT CORRESPONDENT.

The High Court has issued orders restraining businessman and two companies from withdrawing 10.5 million from their accounts.

Anti-Corruption court further ordered the businessman to surrender his two luxury cars to the Director of Criminal Investigation George Kinoti within seven days failure to which DCI should seize and detain them.

Justice Hedwig Ong’undi issued orders barring Joseph Wanjohi ,Jane Wambui Wanjiku , Sidjoe Manufacturers and suppliers and Marudiono zone Limited from transferring , transacting , withdrawing , using  and other dealing in respect of funds held at Barclays Bank Muthaiga and Barclay’s Bank Moi Avenue.

“Kshs. 10,013,187,60 held in account in the name of Sidjoe Manufacturers and suppliers held at Barclays Bank Muthaiga North Branch Nairobi”. Ordered Judge Ong’undi.

The court also issued preservation barring businessman Joseph Wanjohi from transferring or withdrawing the money in his account.

” Kshs. 575,882,20 held in account in the name of Joseph Wanjohi held at Barclays Bank Moi Avenue branch , Nairobi”. Court further ordered.

The presiding judge further issued orders restraining transfer or sale of two luxury cars Range Rover KBU 950W and Mercedes Benz KCD 299H both registered under the name of Joseph Wanjohi.

The businessman was ordered to surrender the motor vehicles specified to the Director of Criminal Investigation Headquarters within seven days.

Mr Wanjohi was ordered to surrender th original logbooks of the motor vehicles to Asset Recovery Agency.

“In the event the respondents fail to surrender the above motor vehicles as specified , the Director of Criminal Investigation George Kinoti is hereby ordered to seize and detain the motor vehicles specified under order 3 above”. Ordered Judge Ong’undi.

The judge further ordered the Director General of National and Safety Authority to register caveats against the records of each of the motor vehicles.

The Anti-Corruption court further prohibited Joseph Wanjuhi ,His wife and two companies associated with him from selling or any dealing from four lands registered under their business Marudiano Zone Limited.

The said land’s as per the court order are L.R NO.27981/7 and I.R 122131/65 registered in the name of Marudiano Zone Limited.

L.R NO. 16217/87/17 and I.R 90025 registered in the name of Marudiano Zone Limited.

L.R.NO. 27981/8 and I.R 122131 registered  in the name of Marudiano  Zone Limited.

The Chief Land Registrar is hereby ordered to register caveats against the records of each of the properties.

Orders were issued against each one of the respondents , their agents,servants or any other persons acting on their behalf prohibiting the sale transfer or other dealing with Wanjohi’s luxury cars .

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