FORGERY

Naivas Supermarket voucher fraudster’s case pushed to 2022

The complainant in the case was not ready to proceed with the hearing.

In Summary

• Ten Chege Muchai, who is the accused, had been charged with making a document without authority contrary to the law.

• The accused is out on a cash bail of Sh30,000 or a bond of Sh50,000. The case will be heard on February 24, 2022.

Milimani law courts
Milimani law courts
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A case in which a businessman was arraigned for forging Naivas Supermarket vouchers has been pushed to next year.

When the matter came for hearing before Milimani Law Courts Senior Resident Magistrate Jane Kamau, the court was informed that the complainant in the case was not ready to proceed with the hearing.

Ten Chege Muchai, who is the accused, had been charged with making a document without authority contrary to the law.

Chege was charged that on December 27, 2020, with intent to defraud, jointly with others not before the court, he made a certain document namely Naivas gift voucher serial number 1326586 and bar code Sh50,000 dated June 2,2020 purporting it to be a valid Naivas gift voucher issued by Naivas Supermarket Limited Westlands branch.

The accused is out on a cash bail of Sh30,000 or a bond of Sh50,000.

The case will be heard on February 24, 2022.

If the suspect will be found guilty to the offence, he will face Section 349 of Penal Code which states the punishment for offence of forgery:

““Any person who forges any document or electronic record is guilty of an offence which, unless otherwise stated, is a felony and he is liable, unless owing to the circumstances of the forgery or the nature of the thing forged some other punishment is provided, to imprisonment for three years”.