CITY BUSINESS MAN TO FACE ASSAULT CHARGES.

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By SAM ALFAN

A Nairobi city businessman who is struggling to control a multi billions shilling estate in Embankasi area is expected to be charged on the 14 of December.

It’s alleged that, the business Benson Ritho assaulted Benson Oloo and Joseph Wambugu two months ago in with the disputed land.  The businessman was expected to take the plea on Thursday but the court was informed he was attending other court proceedings at the Makandara court. The two who are alleged to be assaulted by the city businessman are alleged to be illegal beneficiaries of some parcels of land that belongs to Mr Ritho through the third parties.

Judge Pauline Nyamweya ordered an audit of the estate to ascertain which parcels of the land has been sold by the administrator of the estate.Rangwe Member of Parliament appeared in court and charged with fraud.The MP is accused of forgery in connection to a land belonging to businessman Benson Ritho Mureithi.

Ritho accuses the legislator for unlawful making cancellation of parcel of land in Embakasi in Nairobi purporting to be genuine document issued by Kenya Revenue Authority, and by John Orioro on behalf of commissioner of domestic taxes.

The MP is also accused of forgery with intent to defraud Ritho of the parcel of land and for making a document without authority to do so.

The MP escaped warrant of arrest when he failed to appear in court, but his lawyer Elijah Nyangweso informed the court the legislator was out of town. He was released on a cash bill of 50,00and the matter to be heard on 24 January next year.

The MP moved to the high court seeking to stop the charges against him but he was unsuccessful after the court declined to grant him orders to stop his case at the magistrate court.The case will be heard on 24 January next year.

 

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