EX-GOVERNOR ‘RELATIVE’ CHARGED WITH LAND FRAUD.

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Emmanuel Okello, said to be Dr Kidero's relative with businesswoman Elizabeth Waiyego Njagiru before Nairobi Chief Magistrate Court on Tuesday February 27,2018/PHOTO BY S.A.N.

BY NT CORRESPONDENT.

Former Nairobi Governor Dr Evans Kidero’s ‘relative’ has denied forging a businessman’s title deed.

Emmanuel Okello, said to be Dr Kidero’s relative was charged alongside
businesswoman Elizabeth Waiyego Njagiru.

The two have been charged with forging a title deed belonging to a Nairobi
businessman Isaac Kamau Ndirangu.

On July 20 2014 at unknown place in Kenya jointly with others not before court with intent to defraud Isaack Kamau Ndirangu they forged an instrument of
transfer for parcel of land purporting it to be genuine instruments of transfer drawn and filed by M/S Yunis Mohammed and Associates Advocates.

The two also face other criminal counts among them uttering a forged instrument of transfer for a parcel of land belonging Wanderi Mark Muigai a senior land registrar purporting it to be a genuine transfer instrument signed by Isack Kamau Ndirangu.

The two have been charged alongside Joem Consultants Limited.

According to count three it is alleged that on July 24 jointly with others not before court at central lands registry, Ardhi house within Nairobi County, they unlawfully procured the registration of land situated at Nyari area within Nairobi County valued at Sh80 million.

It is also alleged that they obtained over Sh100 million from different people.

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Mr Okelo who is the director of Eastside development is said to have bought a property at Runda belonging to Frederick Christopher Waiganjo on a relations of failure to pay Nairobi county government rate’s during the Kidero tenure as Nairobi Governor.

The lawyer watching brief for the complainant told the court that the accused persons’ lawyer wrote a letter to the complainant, Isaac Kamau threatening him to withdraw the complaint.

The court heard that for the above reasons, the two will, therefore, interfere with the trial.

However, the magistrate directed the parties to handle the case with decorum and not to engage in sideshows.

 

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