BY SAM ALFAN.
A Nairobi businessman has been charged with conspiracy to defraud Insurance Company limited 204 million.
Joseph Anthony Maina Kiama appeared before Milimani Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku and pleaded not guilty.
He is accused of conspiring to defraud San lam General a fire claim of 204 million by falsely pretending that the machinery and assorted items belonging to Afroplast industries in Thika were destroyed by fire on 27the August 2018 a fact he knew to be false.
Prosecution alleged Kiama committed the offence on diverse dates between March 21 and August 27 ,2018 at unknown place jointly with others not before court.
Kiama was also charged with attempting to obtain the 204 million from Sanlam at the company’s offices in Nairobi.
He was released on a bond of 500,000 or an alternative cash bail of 200,000 pending hearing and determination of the criminal trial.