BY SAM ALFAN.
Three directors of a Kisumu United Millers Limited have been charged in a Nairobi court with conspiring to defraud a company of over Sh 79 million through forged court documents.
Sunil Narshi Shah, Kamal Narshi Punja Shah and Magnesh Kumar Verma appeared before Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi where they denied charges of seven charges of conspiracy to defraud and presenting fake documents in court in support of their case against Kotecha & Sons Limited in a sugar deal.
The three ccused persons are alleged to have conspired to defraud Kotecha and Sons ltd of Sh79.4 million by falsely pretending to have lost business after the supplier allegedly failed to supply sugar to United Millers.
They are alleged to have committed the offence on April 2, 2015.
The trio are further accused of presenting fake documents before the High Court in Kisumu in October 2015, a case that was pending in court.
The company and its directors are alleged to have filed a case in court seeking refund of their monies together with special damages amounting to Sh 79.4 million claiming to have lost business as a result of the failing to get the supply of sugar.
The duo with others is alleged to have lied to have lost business as United Millers Limited to their clients by failure to supply sugar.
Other charges against them include conspiracy to defeat the course of justice, forgery, and uttering a false document.
They were released on a Sh 1 million bond or cash bail of Sh 400,000.
The case will be mentioned for pre-trial on May 24.