Man denies forging court documents

In Summary

•The court heard that he committed the offence, jointly with others who have already been charged on October 22, 2014.

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A man has been charged with making a court document and giving false testimony before court.

George Thiongo Mathu was charged with several counts including perjury and making a document without authority.

The charge sheet stated that he conspired to commit a felony by forging and signing a court case, notice of Motion in CMCC NSo.6364 of 2014, purporting it to have been drawn UP and signed by Nguji B.G & Company AdvocateS.

The court heard he committed the offence, jointly with others who have already been charged, on October 22, 2014.

The court further heard that on October 23, 2014, he testified before a Milimani commercial court in Nairobi in  judicial proceedings in which Ernest S. Kamau Nduati had sued the Henkam Company Ltd.

The prosecution said he knowingly gave false testimony touching a matter in question.

The proceedings were for demand of payment of Sh6 million as commission for the sale of Princess Hotel. The court heard he purported to be authorized, permitted and contracted agencies to secure a buyer.

The accused denied all charges before Milimani senior principal magistrate Bernard Ochoi and pleaded for lenient bond terms.

He was released on a bond of Sh 500,000. The case will be mentioned after two weeks.

(Edited by V. Graham)

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