SOMALI TRADER DENIES FRAUD CHARGES.

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Mohammed Kassim Salat before Milimani Law Courts where he denied charges./PHOTO BY IRENE ONYANGO.

BY IRENE ONYANGO.

A Somali citizen has been charged with obtaining Sh 10 million by false pretense.

Mohammed Kassim Salat appeared before Milimani Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo and denied the charges.

Kassim is accused of obtaining Sh10.7 million from Abdirashid Abdullahi Omar by falsely pretending that they would venture into a tender for a supply of food and jet oil to a U.S Military based in Somali.

It is alleged that he committed the offence on January 19, 2021 at Eastleigh shopping center in starehe Sub County.

Court heard that Kassim is a complaint in a different matter and the complainant in this case was the accused. The prosecutor, Anderson Gikunda didn’t get to attend.

He was released on cash bail of Sh1 million with two Kenyan contact persons.

The matter will be mentioned on 18, August for further directions.

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