United Millers directors and employee in court over Sh79M fraud

By , K24 Digital
On Tue, 27 Apr, 2021 21:18 | 2 mins read
United Millers
Henry Musyoka Kavita at Milimani Law courts Nairobi, photo Sheila Mutua

Two Directors of United Millers and three employees were arraigned in court and charged with conspiracy to defraud B.N Kotecha and Sons limited of Ksh79 million by failure to supply sugar.

According to a charge sheet presented in Court on Tuesday, 27 April , the two directors: Sunil Narshi Shah and Kamal Narshi Shah who were not present in Court were charged together with Henry Musyoka Kavita and Sales manager Magnesh Kumar Varma and United millers.

They were accused that on April 2, 2015 at unknown place within the Republic they  jointly conspired with intent to defraud B.N .Kotecha and Sons limited of Kshs 79million by falsely pretending that they had lost business as United Miller's LTD to their clients by failure to supply sugar.

They also face a second charge of conspiracy to defeat the course of justice, where on October 13, 2015 at Kisumu High Court within the Republic of Kenya

They jointly conspired to defraud to defeat justice by filing Kisumu High Court Suit No 38 of 2015 namely United Millers Limited versus BN  Kotecha &,Sons LTD Hemal Kishore Kotecha &Harshil Kishore Kotecha using falsified documents to with local purchase order No 099 for Wema  General Merchants local purchase order No 124 for Huruma Stores ,local purchase order No 106 for Alyam stores.

One of their employees Henry Munyoki was also charged with three counts of  forgery. It is said the offenses were committed on April 15, 2015, where with intent to defraud he forged a Local Purchase order No 106 for Alysam stores purporting it to be a genuine local Purchase order.

Kamal and Sunil however didn't show up in Court after the Court was informed that they are in isolation after being exposed to Covid_19.

The Two directors of United Millers have been ordered to appear in court in May 4 to plead to charges of fraud.

Through their lawyer, they told Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi that they are in isolation in Kisumu after interacting with a covid19 patient and needed time to quarantine themselves an application which was strongly opposed by the DPP.

The chief Magistrate released the united millers employee Henry Munyoki on a cash bail of Kshs 400,000 or Bond of Kshs 1million.