Man charged with forging signature on land sale agreement freed on Ksh.300K cash bail

Man charged with forging signature on land sale agreement freed on Ksh.300K cash bail

James Nyagate Okari appears before a Nairobi court on November 25, 2022 to answer to forgery charges. PHOTO | DZUYA WALTER | CITIZEN DIGITAL

  • The court heard that James Nyagate Okari, on diverse dates between May 1 and November 20, 2022 forged a signature on a land sale agreement.
  • He reportedly purported to have been made by the Director of Soil Merchants Kenya Limited; fact he knew to be false.

A man was on Friday arraigned before a Nairobi court and charged with forgery, where he pleaded not guilty.

The court heard that James Nyagate Okari, on diverse dates between May 1 and November 20, 2022 forged a signature on a land sale agreement purporting to have been made by the Director of Soil Merchants Kenya Limited; fact he knew to be false.

The suspect faces three other counts of obtaining goods by false pretences.

In the three counts, it is alleged that he pretended that he was in a position to sell land to different people and obtained over Ksh.370,000.

Okari was released on a cash bail of Ksh.300,000.

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