A local socialite-cum musician was on Monday arraigned at a Kitale court and charged for allegedly stealing a Toyota Prado v8 from a deceased Asian tycoon said to have been her lover.
Sheila Wairimu Mburu, 30, alias Shay Diva appeared before Chief Magistrate Julius N’garng’ar to answer three charges.
She was accused of obtaining registration by false pretence whereby she willfully procured for herself registration ownership of motor vehicle reg. KCK 466N Toyota Land Cruiser V8 pearl white in colour by falsely pretending that she had been gifted by the late Pankajkumar Juthalal Dodhia.
She was also accused in counts two and three of stealing and intermeddling of the family property.
She pleaded not guilty to the offences and was ordered by the magistrate to deposit cash bail of ksh100,000 with a surety of a similar amount or a bond of ksh500, 000.
“You have heard and comprehended the case. Are you pleading guilty or not, ” the Chief Magistrate in the plea taking session asked. “Not guilty your honour,” Wairimu answered.
The court set July 19, 2021, as the date for fixing hearing date.